It's not a published book. But I loved it more than many I have read.
Emily writes so beautifully on her blog, I knew it would be good.
But it took my breath away.
Here's an explanation of the name as detailed on the site:
Our name takes its inspiration from the Virginia Woolf essay 'A Room of One's Own', in which she suggests that "a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction". In her essay, Virginia uses the fictional character of Shakespeare's sister Judith to explore issues surrounding the talent and potential of women writers and the difficulties they have faced. Judith may have been as equally gifted as her brother but as a woman of the time would not have been allowed to write or be published. She left for London to try her luck, but ended up dead on a roadside, just another Anon: another forgotten female literary giant that never was.
Here we hope to take up the mantle in Judith's name, providing you with a room of your own and all you need to grow as a writer, and fighting for the end of creative dreams left to die on the roadside.
In two days it has attracted more than 150 members, with some coming from overseas.
What a fantastic achievement by Josie.
For me, it's a chance to find honest feedback on my writing. I know lots of members through blogging, through work and through friendship.
It's going to be great!
Thanks Josie, thanks Emily. Looking forward to reading - and writing - lots more.
Perhaps you would like to drop by too?