First Look: Malorie Blackman’s Noughts and Crosses

First Look: Malorie Blackman’s Noughts and Crosses

Pop Culture

It’s FINALLY happening. BBC have released the first trailer for their TV adaption of Malorie Blackman’s dytopian series Noughts and Crosses. I first read these novels (arguably too young but who’s counting) back in 2009 and have been waiting years for an adaptation to finally make it to the screen. The time is now and it looks like the BBC are really hitting the nail on the head with this one. The books are punchy, exciting and emotional and the trailer portrays a show that looks to be shaping up accordingly. Take a look!     Noughts and Crosses is …

Grime Artist Stormzy Aims to Help Young Writers Become Authors

Grime Artist Stormzy Aims to Help Young Writers Become Authors

Book Culture

Hey, young writers who are seeking chances but worry about your lacking of experience! Check this out!    Stormzy, an English rapper, has recently announced a piece of news outside of his professional field:  he has made a publishing deal with Penguin Random House, including a paid publishing internship in 2019, to help young writers become published authors.    Image via Stormzy’s IG   The grime rapper wrote on his Instagram page saying:   …[R]eading and writing as a kid was integral to where I am today…too many talented writers that don’t always have an outlet or means to get their work seen…I from the bottom of my …