When most people talk about books or writing they usually mean fiction. I’ve created plenty of my own worlds and original stories, but my most prominent tales are all true stories. Nonfiction is incredibly underrated. From Michelle Obama’s memoir to I Am Malala, Born… Continue Reading “Nonfiction and Me by Jessica Marie Baumgartner”
We believe that every book should be unique and that the publishing method for each author should be personalised to fit exactly with their needs. No greater opportunity arose for us than when Janice Dolley, author of our latest published book Awakening to a… Continue Reading ““Publishing for a New Reality” by Michael Amos”
Me: Hi cat-me. Welcome to our interview. Cat: Meow. Me: Now, my first question may seem obvious, so I’m guessing you might get this a lot, but why do you like being interviewed as a cat?
The desire to write gnawed at me for years. My closest friend was writing a book about her life in India, and I was inspired by her persistence and enthusiasm. She encouraged me to put pen to paper and begin!
I was halfway through my novel, following my character descriptions and intricate outline to a T, when I realized I had the wrong hero.
The coronavirus pandemic didn’t cause the problem, but it’s forced us to the reality that our health care system is failing and crying out for reform. Die-hard conservatives have dug in their heels to resist any changes, but how long can they persist in… Continue Reading ““The American Healthcare Mess” by Gilbert Simon”
An excerpt from South Africa Diaries by James King Shattered dreams When I heard the news, on 11th November 1965, that Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) had declared UDI (unilateral declaration of independence) I was devastated. I had just been selected to represent the combined British… Continue Reading “Why it took 25 years to get to South Africa by James King”
OK, let’s get it out there. Research for a novel can be a chore. Those heavy reference books, that dry-as-dust internet browsing, that trawling through ancient cuttings, they’re just not me. I write comedy, you see. For years, I was a BBC TV and… Continue Reading “Research can be fun! by Sue Clark”
What do crystal balls, funeral parlors, haunted houses, and tarot cards have in common? The classic imagery we associate with these things comes to us courtesy of the Victorians. The people of that era were fascinated with the occult. Victorians threw Halloween parties at… Continue Reading “Victorian Divination and Tales of Horror by Jon O’Bergh”