Dear Reader by Cathy Rentzenbrink – Editorial Review

The first thing to say is, Cathy Rentzenbrink is a true advocate of reading. This may be a personal memoir but the value and importance of books is to the forefront throughout. Indeed, for avid readers, and even for the not so avid, this book may be viewed as a reader’s treasure trove. The dialogue … More Dear Reader by Cathy Rentzenbrink – Editorial Review

Genre – Defined

Authors and readers frequently refer to a book as falling within a specific genre but does everyone truly understand what a genre is? Do they understand what type of work each genre encompasses? Prior to considering a variety of genre it is worth understanding what the word itself means. ‘Style of art or literature.’ (Oxford … More Genre – Defined

Biographical Fiction

In this article two primary aspects will be considered: Why the genre of ‘Biographical Fiction’ exists and How to go about structuring a manuscript for this genre. To set the matter in context: By very definition the content of autobiographical, biographical and memoir books must be entirely truthful and based upon real people, events and facts. For … More Biographical Fiction

Wrong Place Wrong Time by David Perlmutter

From the start the reader will appreciate the honest self-criticism of this memoir. Whatever they may think of the author’s behaviour they will, surprisingly perhaps, find themselves drawn in. The author does come across as having been a bit of a ‘Jack-the-Lad’ character. The writing is light, easy and descriptive, providing the reader with a … More Wrong Place Wrong Time by David Perlmutter

Against All Odds by Paul Connolly

This is an honest and hard hitting autobiography that should help readers understand what motivates some of the ‘difficult’ characters they may come across in life. The author himself has been one such. His bravery in exposing himself so thoroughly, without any attempt to shield his identity, must be acknowledged. Hopefully, readers will properly take … More Against All Odds by Paul Connolly