Word Counts for Books

Authors regularly encounter discussions regarding how many words an average book should comprise. This can be distracting; pressurising; and confusing nevertheless, it is an issue authors should at least consider. The predominant questions are: Does it really matter how many words a book contains? Does it make any difference to the reader? The answer demands … More Word Counts for Books

A Year in the Life of Leah Brand by Lucinda E Clarke

This is an intriguing read that certainly lives up to its designation as a psychological thriller. All characters are well developed enabling the reader to visualise and comprehend each. While detesting some they will take to others but will often find reason to question the accuracy of their sentiments. Most will be able to empathise … More A Year in the Life of Leah Brand by Lucinda E Clarke

What is an Affiliate?

  Increasingly references to affiliation are seen online but what does it mean to be an affiliate?     Definition ‘To bring or receive into close connection as a member or branch.’ (Merriam-Webster) ‘To associate as a member.’ (Merriam-Webster) ‘To bring into close association or connection.’ (Dictionary.com) ‘To adopt or accept as a member, subordinate, … More What is an Affiliate?

What Does T. R. Robinson Publications Have to Offer?

The conclusion regarding viability reached in a previous article Are Facebook Pages Worth the Effort?, raised the question of what this website and associated accounts have to offer. Regular followers, visitors, and readers will know, though over the years there have been occasional breaks, as far as possible articles are posted on a reasonably frequent … More What Does T. R. Robinson Publications Have to Offer?

Author Spotlight – Suzy Stewart Dubot

Caveat: The following has been gleaned from information in the public domain without the prior knowledge of the author. Consequently, the writer bears no responsibility with regard to accuracy. All information has been interpreted or reproduced ‘as found’. Suzy Stewart Dubot is a prolific author of novels, short stories, essays (published as short stories), and … More Author Spotlight – Suzy Stewart Dubot

Book & Writing Competition Notifications

In a recent post Poll – Usefulness of Competition Notifications followers and readers of this website blog where requested to indicate whether they found notifications of book and writing competitions useful. There has been minimal response therefore, unless there is any dramatic indication to the contrary (the poll remains open), the decision has been taken … More Book & Writing Competition Notifications

Preferred Reading Method(s) – Survey Results

Recently in Survey – Preferred Reading Method(s) readers were requested to identify in which format they primarily choose to read. A number of options were presented including the combination of some methods i.e. Paperback + E-Reader; Smartphone + Tablet; etc. The intent for the survey was to gain grassroots insight and to help authors identify, … More Preferred Reading Method(s) – Survey Results