Arabesque: Dancing On the Edge in Los Angeles by Cherie Magnus

Arabesque is a memoir that depicts the author’s early years. In many ways it may be viewed as a coming-of-age account. One aspect arising almost immediately is Cherie’s passion for dance. A passion that developed early on. A passion that has never abated and continues to the present day. Indeed, for lover’s of dance in … More Arabesque: Dancing On the Edge in Los Angeles by Cherie Magnus

A Year in the Life of Leah Brand by Lucinda E Clarke

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

Writer’s Block

‘The condition of being unable to create a piece of written work because something in your mind prevents you from doing it.’ (Cambridge Dictionary) ‘The condition of being unable to think of what to write or how to proceed with writing.’ (Oxford Dictionary) ‘A usually temporary condition in which a writer finds it impossible to … More Writer’s Block

Stress and Creativity

Though the following is primarily intended for authors most will apply to all walks-of-life and professions. In modern society ‘stress’ is a much used word; some may consider it overused. Nevertheless, it is a recognised psychological/medical condition that a majority will suffer or have suffered with at some stage in their life. The following is … More Stress and Creativity