There must be no computer, phone or iAnything, naturally. Did Edgar Allan Poe tweet? Did M R James check Facebook every ten minutes? No, no, no. Horror must be written by hand, alone, undisturbed (at least by the living).
Ladybookbird is a mother and daughter team with a passion for children's books, everything from baby board books to young adult novels. We prefer the quirky and literary to the romantic bloodsuckers - so if it's something that has jumped on to the publishing bandwagon you won't find it here! Dinah has reviewed children's books for the Sunday Telegraph for nearly twenty years and Maudie is an editorial and marketing assistant who has grown up with, and never grown out of, the best in children's literature.