A Personal History With Dignity by Trevor Hopeworth

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

The very Worst Riding School in the World – Book 2 by Lucinda E Clarke

As is clear from the title, this is the second part in this amusing and informative account of the author’s experiences during her unwitting ownership and running of a riding school in Africa. Note 1: Details of where Book 1 may be obtained will be found at the end of this review. Note 2!: The … More The very Worst Riding School in the World – Book 2 by Lucinda E Clarke

Writing Reviews

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

Drowning in Memories (Bitter Memories Book 2) by Sue Julsen

This is the second book in the author’s ‘Bitter Memories’ memoir series. It distinctly shows how some people appear destined (doomed some may say) to lead uncompromisingly difficult, cruel, bitter lives. It seems unfair, and in fact is, but, as the writer may attest from personal experience, it is not as unique experience as some … More Drowning in Memories (Bitter Memories Book 2) by Sue Julsen

Reactivation

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

Square Peg in a Round Hole and Confused Memories – two books by Suzy Stewart Dubot

Suzy Steward Dubot is a prolific author of a few novels, multiple short stories and a variety of essay length tales. Some are memoir, others fiction in a variety of genre. The first book to be reviewed below is a very short, essay length, memoir which is why this unusual step of reviewing two books … More Square Peg in a Round Hole and Confused Memories – two books by Suzy Stewart Dubot