Owing to a number of factors the regularity and frequency of activity in this website and integrated blog have, for the foreseeable future, to be reduced. This does not mean activity will cease entirely. Information, articles, reviews, interviews, etc. will continue to be shared but, as stated, on a less frequent and regular basis though … More April 2018 – Reduced Activity
Some statistics Note: It is understood the following information has been obtained through the medium of surveys. In the United Kingdom (UK) the percentage of people who read went down over a four year period from 79% to 72%. In the United States of America (USA) 27% of those surveyed stated they had … More Are You A Reader?
Identified as biographical fiction this purports to be an extract from a fifty-one years old woman’s diary. Without any further clarification it is difficult to know whether this is taken from an actual diary or if it has been fictionally constructed. Nevertheless, it touches on many aspects the reader will undoubtedly be able to identify … More A Personal History With Dignity by Trevor Hopeworth
Principally, as stated in the sub-title, the book comprises four short stories about different women however, it also includes an introduction to the author’s novel ‘Free to Be Tegan’. It is difficult to do justice to this series of short stories without including spoilers which, would be a real shame for prospective readers. Each story … More Catching the Light: Four women, four compelling short stories by Mary Grand
As regular readers of, and visitors to, this website will know, fantasy is not a genre usually reviewed. However, the author A. L. Butcher kindly interviewed T. R. Robinson and it was considered only fair, and a way to show appreciation, to read one of her books. It must be made clear this was not … More Tales of Erana: Myths and Legends by A. L. Butcher
Synopsis: ‘The Coffee Pot Mining Company is on the way to the California gold fields when a dying man’s treasure map sidetracks them. Turns out prospecting for gold is a lot like work. With bits of colour in the pan, the mother-lode must be around there somewhere. A short story in the western tradition.’ Five … More Double Down by Zach Neal
Though this discussion will concentrate upon the writing of book reviews, many of the principles will apply equally to the writing of reviews for other products. Who reviews are for and what readers would like to gain from them has been previously discussed in Reviews – What Wanted? This discussion is intended to enlarge upon the … More Writing Reviews
Whether you are a new visitor to this website or already a regular reader/follower you are very welcome. It is hoped you will find all available, and subsequent, content of interest and help. If you have a particular area of interest, relevant articles and posts may be located either from the ‘Categories’ list to the … More New to T. R. Robinson Publications?
After a longer than expected period of inactivity, it is intended, hoped, to recompense regular updates in the coming week (commencing 9 October 2017). Author related: book writing; publishing; technical; etc. articles and posts on Tuesdays. Reader orientated: articles; reviews; interviews; etc. on Fridays. Apologies are extended to regular readers of, and visitors to, the … More Reactivation
Owing to a number of factors it is necessary to temporarily suspend further activity in this website for a short period. At present it is not possible to state how long this will be for but the intent and hope is it will be of short duration; a matter of weeks (hopefully). Apologies are extend … More Temporary Suspension of Activity