Flora's Musings on Brockway Gatehouse - Kindle Unlimited: Value for Money?

Kindle Unlimited: Value for Money?

Hello, fellow book lovers. Today, I’d like to share a discussion post I wrote for my personal blog in November 2020. It was discussing my experiences with Amazon’s book borrowing service, Kindle Unlimited. I’ll share my thoughts and experiences about the scheme, explain what you get as part of the subscription and whether I feel the monthly fee is value …

The English Language Variations across the Atlantic

The English Language: Variations across the Atlantic

Hello and welcome to the blog. It’s undeniable that the English language is tricky to master. I’ve already talked about the pitfalls when it comes to spelling. Today, I’m talking about the English language: variations found on both sides of the Atlantic. The majority of my clients are British, however, I’ve worked with Canadians and Americans too. One of the …

Flora's Musings on Brockway Gatehouse - How do you become a professional beta reader?

How do you become a professional beta reader?

Hello everyone. It’s my turn on the blog today. I’ve decided to share my secrets about being a paid beta reader. I get asked lots of questions about being a beta reader. One of the most common is how did I manage to turn my hobby into a business? 😉 It’s every bookworm’s dream to get paid to read books, …

Spelling: Common Words in English That Can Trip Us Up

Spelling: Common Words in English That Can Trip Us Up

It is a well repeated mantra in schools and authors’ circles that English is a confusing language to master. Many of the “rules” of spelling and grammar have more exceptions than compromises! Even after my many years in education, there are some that cause me to pause and reach for my reference books. It’s not easy. Let’s start with spelling. …

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Hello from the Brockway Gatehouse Literary Services Team

Hello and welcome to our first blog post. Brockway Gatehouse Literary Services is a small team of talented professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. Flora and I share a love of books and reading. As we’re both teaching assistants, we also enjoy passing on our skills and knowledge to others and get great satisfaction from our jobs. …