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

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

The very Worst Riding School in the World – Book 1 by Lucinda E Clarke

    Anyone who has read or followed (blog and social media) this author will be well acquainted with her excellent writing style and sense of humour. This introductory memoir is no exception.     The synopsis sets out the background: ‘Who would be stupid enough to open and run a riding school when they … More The very Worst Riding School in the World – Book 1 by Lucinda E Clarke

Names in Memoirs

  When first setting out to write a memoir, autobiography or biography many authors face the challenge of whether to use actual names or not. This discussion will primarily focus upon the stories of every-day people rather than famous; infamous or well-known personalities. The latter will be touched upon later.   Why the concern? The … More Names in Memoirs