Picture this for a moment! You are writing this wonderful piece of fiction. Every word you have written is as you imagined it in your head! Until you read it back some time later and you are about ready to hurl your computer or notebook through the nearest window!
Let me ask you a question! Of all the fiction you have read over the years, what book or books stand out the most?
For those of us who will not be going on a summer holiday this year, here’s a great idea. Why not kick back, relax and take in a movie or two!
Hello and welcome from a very sultry London! I know we are kind of in the lazy hazy summer season with plenty of exciting sport on the television, but that doesn’t mean it’s a reason to slack off from writing – or at least thinking about it!
It’s the summer of 1972 in the rough neighbourhood of Washington DC. Three white teenagers decide to drive through a traditional black neighbourhood dubbed ‘Heathrow Heights’ for want of anything else to do, to kick up a little dust. And this they manage to do up until a point. Only, this being a George PelecanosContinue reading “George Pelecanos – The Turnaround, A Book Review”
Not so long ago there was this woman… Okay, before we go any further this woman is me! Yes, I was thinking about my life many years ago when I was in my twenties, partying with my many, many friends, living a somewhat carefree life. Well, fast forward an undisclosed number of years andContinue reading “Reflections of a Creative Writer!”
I have just finished reading Cold Granite, a novel by the Scottish writer Stuart MacBride. You know the sort of scenario for us writer types. You have just finished reading one book and are looking for your next great read…
Now then, here is an unusual book. The Same Earth was written by Jamaican writer, Kei Miller and was published in 2008.
I don’t know about you but I read books mainly for entertainment and relaxation. But another reason I read books and lots of them is