@bookishmarie - Marie McWilliams

Author of 'Broken Mirrors' available on Amazon. REP @adagioteas @thebox.delivery @babymybook BOOKISH10 & @mychroniclebookbox MIRRORS10 =10% off
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Happy Hump Day my lovelies! 
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This stunning drawing is by the incredibly talented @caitlinmccarthyart who was inspired to create it by my short story 'Reflections.' Head to my blog (link in bio) to read the story which inspired such a hauntingly beautiful image!! QOTD: What kind of art hangs on your walls?
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Happy Hump Day my lovelies! x This stunning drawing is by the incredibly talented @caitlinmccarthyart who was inspired to create it by my short story 'Reflections.' Head to my blog (link in bio) to read the story which inspired such a hauntingly bea

Anyone else already desperate for the weekend to come?
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I have had a stressful day, although I'm going to the cinema with my besty soon so hopefully it will end well! QOTD: How do you deal with stressful days or bad news? 
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Anyone else already desperate for the weekend to come? x I have had a stressful day, although I'm going to the cinema with my besty soon so hopefully it will end well! QOTD: How do you deal with stressful days or bad news? x #booksofinstagram #books

Everybody is a book of blood; wherever we're opened, we're red. - Clive Barker.
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How amazing is this @foliosociety book of horror stories my hubby got me for Christmas? It's illustrated by @coreybrickleyillustration & I want to frame every illustration in it...swipe to see my favourite!! QOTD: Do you own any illustrated books? Would you be drawn to a book if it has lovely illustrations? 
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"Everybody is a book of blood; wherever we're opened, we're red." - Clive Barker. x How amazing is this @foliosociety book of horror stories my hubby got me for Christmas? It's illustrated by @coreybrickleyillustration & I want to frame every illustr

BOOK REVIEW: Blood Bath Literary Magazine issue 1: Bodies gets 5⭐ out of 5 from me!
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Head to my blog (link in bio) to read my review of the Bodies issue, the debut from new horror literary magazine @bloodbathzine along with an interview with the wonderful editor & fellow horror enthusiast Katy.
QOTD: Do you read literary magazines or short story anthologies? Give me some recommendations! 
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BOOK REVIEW: Blood Bath Literary Magazine issue 1: Bodies gets 5⭐ out of 5 from me! x Head to my blog (link in bio) to read my review of the Bodies issue, the debut from new horror literary magazine @bloodbathzine along with an interview with the won

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night. - Edgar Allen Poe.
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Happy Birthday to the original king of horror Edgar Allen Poe. Have you read any of his work? It not, do so immediately! I am starting to reread his stories in between other books. QOTD: Do you read more than one book at once?
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"Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." - Edgar Allen Poe. x Happy Birthday to the original king of horror Edgar Allen Poe. Have you read any of his work? It not, do so immediately! I am start

A book is like a trip to a world of imagination & creativity, & those who don’t read will for ever stay in the same place. - Dulce Rodrigues.
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What are your plans for the weekend? sadly I'm working but I'm hoping to catch up on some reading & writing after my shifts! What will your weekend read be?
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"A book is like a trip to a world of imagination & creativity, & those who don’t read will for ever stay in the same place." - Dulce Rodrigues. x What are your plans for the weekend? sadly I'm working but I'm hoping to catch up on some reading & writ

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Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.
- Cassandra Clare.
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I fell in love with this vintage poetry book as soon as I saw it (swipe to see the cover), so imagine how happy I was to discover it was dedicated to me!! QOTD: Have you found anything interesting written or stashed inside a book? 
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"Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry." - Cassandra Clare. x I fell in love with this vintage poetry book as soon as I saw it (swipe to see the cover), so imagine how happy I was to discover it was dedicated to m

BOOK REVIEW: Dead of Winter by @kealanpatrick gets 4⭐out of 5.
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Head to my blog (link in bio) now to read my review of this book, but in short, this is a well written & eerie collection of short stories which are chilling in both topic & atmosphere...thoroughly recommended!
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BOOK REVIEW: Dead of Winter by @kealanpatrick gets 4⭐out of 5. x Head to my blog (link in bio) now to read my review of this book, but in short, this is a well written & eerie collection of short stories which are chilling in both topic & atmosphere.

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For my own part, if a book is well written, I always find it too short. - Jane Austen.
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I got fabulous Austen themed bookmail from @mage_of_page & I had to show it off! Have you had any great bookish mail lately? 
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"For my own part, if a book is well written, I always find it too short." - Jane Austen. x I got fabulous Austen themed bookmail from @mage_of_page & I had to show it off! Have you had any great bookish mail lately? x #janeausten #prideandprejudice

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. - Friedrich Nietzsche.
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Do you listen to music when you read, or do you prefer silence? It depends on the book for me...if it's complicated, I need to concentrate lol. What music do you prefer to read to? Today's choice for me: a little @katebushmusic 
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"And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music." - Friedrich Nietzsche. x Do you listen to music when you read, or do you prefer silence? It depends on the book for me...if it's complicated, I need to

All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream. - Edgar Allen Poe.
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In my latest blog post, I interview the wonderful @night_worms about book boxes, horror & the #promotehorror movement. Head over & check it out (link in bio) & don't forget to subscribe to my blog to keep up to date with my latest posts!! QOTD: in honour of the Night Worms, tell me about any spooky things that happened to you or a friend or any local myths or legends from your part of the world!! x
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"All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream." - Edgar Allen Poe. x x In my latest blog post, I interview the wonderful @night_worms about book boxes, horror & the #promotehorror movement. Head over & check it out (link in bio) & don't forg

We live for books. - Umberto Eco.
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It's Saturday evening here in Ireland & I'm having a takeaway & horror movie night in with my besty! What are you up to this weekend? What are your weekend reads?
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"We live for books." - Umberto Eco. x It's Saturday evening here in Ireland & I'm having a takeaway & horror movie night in with my besty! What are you up to this weekend? What are your weekend reads? x x #bookblogger #ilovebooks #bookishgirl #vintag

INTERNATIONAL GIVEAWAY CLOSED
WINNER is @samanthas_bookstagram
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To celebrate reaching 10k followers & a brand new year, I'm running a bewitching giveaway! I love to theme my giveaways don't I? lol The prize includes:
 Large Tarot wall hanging (swipe to see)
 Moon phase fabric banner
 Moon phase bookmark by  @louisesmakebelieve
 Two Tarot prints by @thepunkybunny  Notebook by @sostrenegrene 
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To win, all you have to do is:
1) Follow me (don't be a tool & follow to unfollow. It's rude & will lead to your exclusion from future giveaways).
2) Tag 2 fellow magic lovers (up to 3x).
That's it! Good luck!
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Extra Entries: 3) Share the giveaway in your stories for 24 hours.
4)Subscribe my blog & let me know you did.
5)Follow me on Twitter (mariemcwblog) & let me know you did. 
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Ts&Cs: Must be over 18 or have parents permission, not affiliated with IG, no giveaway accounts, open internationally, winner will be chosen at random on 15th January.
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INTERNATIONAL GIVEAWAY CLOSED WINNER is @samanthas_bookstagram x To celebrate reaching 10k followers & a brand new year, I'm running a bewitching giveaway! I love to theme my giveaways don't I? lol The prize includes: Large Tarot wall hanging (swipe

I looked inside my typewriter. There's a city in there. Black & grey columns & no inhabitants. - Helen Oyeyemi.
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I love the idea of using my typewriter to write my twisted tales, so romantic! But sadly she is so old & stiff...it would be beyond frustrating! QOTD: Are you a vintage soul like me? or do you love all things modern?
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"I looked inside my typewriter. There's a city in there. Black & grey columns & no inhabitants." - Helen Oyeyemi. x I love the idea of using my typewriter to write my twisted tales, so romantic! But sadly she is so old & stiff...it would be beyond fr

A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies...The man who never reads lives only one. - George.R.R.Martin.
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As I set up this post, my mind wandered & I imagined what my life would be like if it was written by an author & then it occurred to me how terrible (& bloody/violent) it would be if that author was George.R.R.Martin! lol Can you imagine? 
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QOTD: If you could have any author write your life who would it be? Which author would you never want writing your life? 
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"A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies...The man who never reads lives only one." - George.R.R.Martin. x As I set up this post, my mind wandered & I imagined what my life would be like if it was written by an author & then it occurred to me

Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them. - Lemony Snicket.
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Hands up, who carries a book around with them constantly, just in case they get 5 spare minutes to read? This lady right here!  I also always have a notebook in case I get a story idea...it's very messy! What do you carry about in your bag? .
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#janbookstagram19 = Present I received (This lovely book mark by @burnt.edge.studio )
#fmspad = Quirky (the bookmark is personalised with my fav books!)
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"Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them." - Lemony Snicket. . . Hands up, who carries a book around with them constantly, just in case they get 5 spare minutes to read? This lady right here! I also always have a notebook in case I g

QOTD: What is your best Instagram advice for those starting a new account or trying to grow a current one?
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I get asked a lot about my images & profile, so for my latest blog post, I have written a how to Instagram guide along with my tips & tricks for images! I don't pretend to be an expert by any stretch of the imagination, these are just the basics I've learned through my own experience & I hope you find them useful! .
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QOTD: What is your best Instagram advice for those starting a new account or trying to grow a current one? . . I get asked a lot about my images & profile, so for my latest blog post, I have written a how to Instagram guide along with my tips & trick

Messers Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot and Prongs, Purveyors of Aids to magical Mischief-Makers are proud to present
THE MARAUDER'S MAP. - J.K.Rowling.
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Are you managing to stick to your resolutions? I have so far! I have been exercising, eating less rubbish & writing more! Not sure how long it will last though! lol .
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"Messers Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot and Prongs, Purveyors of Aids to magical Mischief-Makers are proud to present THE MARAUDER'S MAP." - J.K.Rowling. . . . Are you managing to stick to your resolutions? I have so far! I have been exercising, eating les