Now this isn't going to sit well with so-o many writers, published authors, publishers, illustrators, cover designers... It's something I do as well, I admit; but I have realised (after fifteen years blogging etc.) today that many - too many - of our "social media" are in fact rapidly becoming marketing media. ...oooOOOooo... Once, we... Continue Reading →
Brian CLEGG's Infinity (full title - A Brief History of Infinity, the Quest to Think the Unthinkable, published 2003 by Robinson. Within his well crafted presentation of the mathematical delving into the concept of infinity, in the first three chapters alone he quotes or explains Douglas Adams' Hitch-hikers Guide the the Galaxy, physicist Richard Feynman,... Continue Reading →
Reflection is the key, as Evie tries to remember Kate’s life while struggling to make sense of her own
You and your writing are the most important thing in my life from the moment your MS arrives to the moment it is released.
I met New Zealand author Michael Botur at a poetry-reading event at Geyser Con – a week-long festival of fiction-noir held in late January. I just had to buy my own copy of True? Short Stories, his poetry is so riveting. (Expect a review of his poetry later.) This collection of sixteen stories are so... Continue Reading →
Deryn is a New Zealand author whose work I enjoy. A lovable lady, it was through Deryn I became an editor in the first instance. When her first publisher closed the book, she was adopted by Junction Publishing, who have released all her books. Her works range from futuristic romance, through young adult futuristic adventure... Continue Reading →
A Family History – rediscovered This is the story of a family before and after emigrating to New Zealand in 1887, and is the answer to the question Marie and indeed her uncles and aunts often asked her grandfather (their uncle), to which the answer was an infuriating “Tell you one day.” After his passing,... Continue Reading →