Places and Times, by Arthur Turfa

Arthur Turfa has published a wonderful and inspiring collection of poetry in Places and Times. As I read through the myriad of poems he has created for this anthology, I could almost imagine him bringing words to life in his head as … Continue reading

Bring Out Your Inner Child – Starry Starry Night

As a child I remember collecting colouring books, and finding new ways to bring those pages to life with my pencils, crayons and coloured markers. Perhaps it was just child’s play, but it also inspired the creative side of me, … Continue reading

Sun, Sea and Secrets, by May J Panayi

This writing industry can be intensely competitive, sometimes a little rough, but it can also be incredibly supportive if you find the right connections. As a new author, I will never underestimate those who have supported and guided me through … Continue reading

The Gift of Giving

Well Christmas is just days away, and I’m sure many of you have been madly shopping for gifts, getting your plans for a roast turkey (or other glorious feasts) in check. This is truly my favourite time of the year, … Continue reading

Dark Secrets, by Josephine Harwood

I was very fortunate to meet author, Josephine Harwood, through our combined contributions on a recently published anthology of short stories, Unfinished Chapters. Through that connection I discovered Dark Secrets, a romance suspense drama that hooked me in completely. Based … Continue reading

A Drop in the Ocean, by Grant Leishman

I love it when you discover a book that completely draws you in emotionally, connecting you with the characters and leaving you thinking and reflecting on your own life.  A Drop in the Ocean is a new release by Grant … Continue reading

To Live Out Loud, by Paulette Mahurin

Emile Zola born in the late 1800s wrote a public letter, J’accuse, which caused a height of controversy and risked his entire career, published on the front page of the Paris Daily. Zola’s passion for to fight for the injustice … Continue reading

Guardian of Secrets, by Jana Petken

I thoroughly enjoy reading historical fiction stories; the interlinking of a dramatic story alongside key events in history has always appealed to me as one of my favourite reading genres. Guardian of Secrets by Jana Petken certainly fulfilled this promise … Continue reading