The Lamplighters by Emma Stonex – Editorial Review

This mystery is inspired by a real event though the book itself is fictional. The tale revolves round the lives of three lighthouse keepers and those of their partners back on land. It delves into the psychology of both and effectively depicts what it was like to be a lighthouse keeper and how it feels … More The Lamplighters by Emma Stonex – Editorial Review

QR Codes and Authors

Advanced technology, smartphones, lightweight tablets, etc., has increased online activity so that it now forms a substantial component of most people’s lives, even those in the retirement bracket. Along with this the use of QR codes has also developed and become an increasingly popular method of connectivity. This article will consider: what a QR Code … More QR Codes and Authors

A Year In the Life of Andrea Coe by Lucinda E Clarke

From the start this engaging thriller captivates the reader’s emotions. They will undoubtedly come to: dislike, even hate; feel frustrated and powerless; experience deep felt annoyance and irritation; wish they could intervene, and more. The mixed characteristics of manipulation, weakness, and belligerence will draw deeply upon any reader who harbours the slightest sense of right … More A Year In the Life of Andrea Coe by Lucinda E Clarke

New Year 2021

Globally 2020 was a difficult year and not just because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continuing conflicts and widespread commercial demise, with consequent unemployments, abounded. Many of these commenced prior to the pandemic but there is no denying it exacerbated the situation in many instances. It would be easy for people to allow themselves to be … More New Year 2021

Survey – Author Newsletter Content

Followers of, and visitors to this website and blog will be aware a newsletter facility has recently been established. Details of proposed content have been published in the newsletter overview available under the Resources tab above and in the introductory post. However, subsequent consideration has led to the thought that, to provide the best experience … More Survey – Author Newsletter Content

Flash Fiction – What it is – Advantages – How to Write

Flash fiction used to be a popular writing and reading medium. However, the term disappeared for a while, though the concept appears to have continued. It is possible, probable, these brief tales are frequently identified as short stories, though in reality there is considerable difference: flash fiction consists of just a few hundred words or … More Flash Fiction – What it is – Advantages – How to Write