Author Spotlight – Lucinda E Clarke

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’. Lucinda E Clarke is a prolific, versatile, talented author who has published several books in a range … More Author Spotlight – Lucinda E Clarke

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

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

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