The Business of Being a Writer by Jane Friedman

It is difficult to do this book justice in a short review. It is indeed a remarkable and comprehensive aid, especially for those new to the writing world. Note ‘writing world’ rather than authoring because this covers far more than just authoring books though it does of course also deal with that. To clarify it … More The Business of Being a Writer by Jane Friedman

Update to Survey – Preferred Reading Method(s)

  It has only just come to light that a question has been omitted from the original survey requesting feedback on which formats readers prefer. The original survey was published 6 September 2019. The omitted question relates to whether, when utilising a digital device, readers prefer text, audio, or both.   The updated survey may … More Update to Survey – Preferred Reading Method(s)

Born for Life: Midwife in Africa by Julie Watson

This is the author’s second memoir regarding a midwife’s life and experience. The first ‘Born for Life: A Midwife’s Story’ incorporated much about her own personal growth, life and experience. This latest one deals with the time she and her husband spent at a missionary hospital in a remote part of Zambia, Africa. It is … More Born for Life: Midwife in Africa by Julie Watson

Author Spotlight – Pamela King

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’. Pamela King (sometimes also known as Pam and Pamela Ferrari (her married surname)) is principally, to date, … More Author Spotlight – Pamela King

Survey – Preferred Reading Method(s)

How Do You Prefer to Read? In these innovative days when there are multiple technological devises available it has been inevitable many reader’s habits will change. Though the everlasting popularity of physical books does not appear to have diminished excessively, there is no denying the advent of smartphones, tablets and e-readers have had an impact. … More Survey – Preferred Reading Method(s)

How To Rate a Book

Naturally, anyone who delights in the written word; a good tale; or instructive dissertation will read many books throughout a year and perhaps more while on holiday. Whether the book has proven a pleasure or not, it is hoped (at least by authors and perhaps also other potential readers) the reader will leave a review. … More How To Rate a Book