Category: Books

Author Interview – Elizabeth Jade

Children’s writer Elizabeth explains how living with Aspergers Syndrome has influenced her writing… Do you write to please your readers or to please yourself? Actually, I write to empty my head before it explodes – well that’s what it feels like sometimes. My head is full of story ideas, part written stories, or sometimes what…

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Reinventing Baker Street

Is it possible to transform two of the most famous characters in crime fiction into something new, without simply repeating what many others have done before? The popularity of Sherlock Holmes continually inspires writers to pay homage to the creations of Arthur Conan Doyle, as well as offering the opportunity to fashion new scenarios based…

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‘Ghostland’ by Edward Parnell

Ghostland (Audiobook) Tormented by the nightmare of a family tragedy, Edward Parnell retreats into the ghost stories that entertained him as a boy. Embarking on a search for the authors, places and images from those stories, he travels across Britain, exploring the tales of a host of writers, including MR James, Algernon Blackwood, Lucy Boston…

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Indie Author Interview – Jean Lee

Wild West fan and author Jean Lee explains how she got into horror, fantasy and sci-fi, and why she writes pretty much what she wants to write… Thinking back to when you started writing, were you always interested in fantasy, or have you dabbled in other genres? While I was always drawn to fantasy and…

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Indie Author Interview – Michaelbrent Collings

Award-winning international best-selling horror author Michaelbrent Collings explains how he got into horror and why indie authors need to try just that little bit harder… Thinking back to when you started writing, what are common mistakes new writers make? Ugh. So many. Or maybe that was just me. Probably one of the biggest mistakes new…

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‘Born a Crime’ by Trevor Noah

Born a Crime Trevor Noah’s childhood began with a crime – born of a black Xhosa mother and a white Swiss father, the young lad risked being taken away by the Government simply for being the wrong colour. Growing up in South Africa in the latter days of apartheid and the unrestrained freedom that followed…

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