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BOOK REVIEW: Sleep Then My Princess by O N Stefan

January 5, 2017

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Sleep then my Princess O. N. Stefan Payella 2015 978 1 5199 7523 2 Sleep then My Princess is an emotional thriller set in Arizona. While mourning the death of her husband, Senior Tissue Engineer, Stephani Robbins, is plagued by recurring visions of a child being locked up in a chicken coop. Meanwhile, someone is […]

REVEIW: Dad’s Army – 2016 reboot

September 4, 2016

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  I am an unashamed fan of the old Dad’s Army British sit com. It was very successful and only came to an end after nine series because the cast were quite literally dieing off. As one of stars of the program, Arthur Lowe, pointed out, a number of the cast had already passed away, […]

It’s all in the wording…

July 9, 2012

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To my considerable delight, not long ago I received word that a horror novella of mine had won a competition run by a publisher in the UK with the prize being publication as a standalone book. The competition was for unpublished authors (prior publication in anthologies did not disqualify from being considered ‘unpublished’). The proof […]

Oh Mr Bunny, how I have changed

May 11, 2012

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Not another review or my usual blather, not even a rant. This time I simply have a small reflection on how we change, or at least how I have changed. I’m originally a country boy. Not growing up on the farm as such but by my teens I knew how to shoot and as I […]

Weekly Inspirations – Week 1

May 7, 2012

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 Jessica Kristie, http://jessicakristie.com , is an author and poet in the US. Jess recently released a new book, Weekly Inspirations for Writers Creators. Having purchased this e-book and had a flick through the collection of 52 sets of thoughts on inspiration and motivation, I decided to work through them as best I can, sharing my […]

One reason why research can be distressing

April 15, 2012

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I am one of those people who find research for their work, a fascinating exercise. In fact too much so as the research can be incredibly fascinating, leading me down all sorts of interesting diversions that keep me from getting back to what I am supposed to be doing. It is a thing of excitement, […]

Queensland – beautiful one day, hell for writers the next

April 3, 2012

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I normally reserve ranting for Ross’s Rant, but as this is a literary issue and I normally use this blog for literary-related matters, the rant is landing right here. First up, let me make a couple of things very clear from the outset. No, I do not live in Queensland. No, I have not won […]