When this topic is raised among authors it can lead to increased blood pressures resulting in heated, defensive, and sometimes argumentative, debate. It is true some hold very firm ideas and can come across as intransigent and accusative. Naturally, as with any such demeanour, those on the opposite side of the fence may consequently feel … More Plotter v Pantser – The Differences
Authors and readers alike will comprehend, the parts of a book generally referred to as front and back matter are where details not specific to the story or content are included. Dedications and acknowledgements come into that category. Several of the other elements have been previously discussed, a list may be found at the end … More Dedications & Acknowledgments
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
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’. At an early age midwifery became and remains Julie’s passion. Her initial experience as a nurse aide … More Author Spotlight – Julie Watson
This is an intriguing read that certainly lives up to its designation as a psychological thriller. All characters are well developed enabling the reader to visualise and comprehend each. While detesting some they will take to others but will often find reason to question the accuracy of their sentiments. Most will be able to empathise … More A Year in the Life of Leah Brand by Lucinda E Clarke
The conclusion regarding viability reached in a previous article Are Facebook Pages Worth the Effort?, raised the question of what this website and associated accounts have to offer. Regular followers, visitors, and readers will know, though over the years there have been occasional breaks, as far as possible articles are posted on a reasonably frequent … More What Does T. R. Robinson Publications Have to Offer?
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’. Suzy Stewart Dubot is a prolific author of novels, short stories, essays (published as short stories), and … More Author Spotlight – Suzy Stewart Dubot
Recently in Survey – Preferred Reading Method(s) readers were requested to identify in which format they primarily choose to read. A number of options were presented including the combination of some methods i.e. Paperback + E-Reader; Smartphone + Tablet; etc. The intent for the survey was to gain grassroots insight and to help authors identify, … More Preferred Reading Method(s) – Survey Results
The title of this book really says it all. This is a realistic and practical guide upon the subject of authors getting reviews for their books. Some may even consider it brutal. But it is a fact that truth is often merciless nevertheless, if an author honestly wants to get the best they can for … More Naked Truths About Getting Book Reviews 2018 by Gisela Hausmann.
The question of whether someone is an author or writer frequently crops up even though, due to modern day usage, it tends to be a superfluous enquiry. It is often posed by people new to publishing though, occasionally, it may also be raised by those who have already published something but remain confused about the … More Author or Writer?