Author Profile – Christine Findlay

Christine Findlay Christine Findlay is a retired English teacher and former Educational Consultant who has been writing full time for the past eight years. In addition to an academic textbook ‘Higher Results in Textual Analysis’, published by Oxford University Press, … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Writers on Reading – Dr. Robert Clifford

What did you like reading as a child? Sadly only comics. Who is your favourite author and why? JP Marquand, the American Pulitzer prize winner who has great insight and writes about levels of society in the Boston area and … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Author Profile – Susan Jones

Susan Jones Susan lives in Warwickshire, and is married, with three grown up children. Her interest in writing began from a young age when she loved to hear nursery rhymes, told by her grandparents and parents. This sparked an interest … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Writers on Writing – Chris Cooke

Why are you a writer? I write because I love to create and it is so much FUN! Where once there was nothing, now there is something on a page as evidence of my creativity and imagination forging a concrete entity … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Author Profile – Gayle Beveridge

Gayle Beveridge Gayle lives in Melbourne, Australia with her husband Roger. She has two step children and four grandchildren. She loves her family, dogs, sunsets, chocolate, and bird watching and is passionate about writing fiction. She has a Bachelors Degree … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Writers on Writing – Sharon Hammad

Why are you a writer? I like the quote from E.M Forster: ‘How do I know what I think until I see what I say?’ The main reason I write is to find out what I think.  For me writing … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Author Profile – Kate Blackadder

Kate Blackadder Kate Blackadder was born in Inverness and, with various stops along the way, now lives in Edinburgh with a view of the Castle. She has had over thirty short stories published in women’s magazines, in New Writing Scotland, … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Writers on Writing – Henry Mitchell

Why are you a writer? I never planned to be a writer. For fifty years I worked as a painter and sculptor, writing a few articles here and there on the side. I steadfastly resisted all suggestions that I write … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Author Profile – Christine Genovese

Christine Genovese With a degree in English Literature from Bristol University I embarked on a dual career of family and teaching chores. Writers, I then believed, were great masters (and mistresses) of the Art, positioned high up on a lofty … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Writers on Writing – Regan W. H. Macaulay

Why are you a writer? Honestly, I’m not 100% sure.  I love writing, obviously, and there are stories inside me that I feel the need to tell – even the stories that might be seen as “fluff”.  Maybe it’s similar … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Author Profile – Paul Warnes

Paul Warnes Graduated from Bristol University with a degree in English and History. Gained a PGCE teaching qualification at UEA and taught in primary schools full time in Germany and England for 17 years. A series of serendipitous events then … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Writers on Reading – K. S. Dearsley

What did you like reading as a child? The books that stand out from my childhood are The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster about a boy called Milo, who is transported via the eponymous tollbooth to the Kingdom of Wisdom … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Author Profile – Lori Windsor Mohr

Lori Windsor Mohr American fiction and nonfiction author Lori Windsor Mohr lives with her husband and three dogs in the small town of Ojai, California, an hour north and a world away from Los Angeles. While raising her family, Lori … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Writers on Reading – Linda Daunter

What did you like reading as a child? Anything and everything! I remember I was always being told off for dawdling when I was little because once I’d discovered the secret of reading I had to stop and read every … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Author Profile – J. J. Steinfeld

J.J. Steinfeld Canadian fiction writer, poet, and playwright J. J. Steinfeld lives on Prince Edward Island, where he is patiently waiting for Godot’s arrival and a phone call from Kafka. While waiting, he has published fourteen books: two novels, Our … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Writers on Reading – Dorothy Davies

What did you like reading as a child? What did I like reading as a child… anything I could find! I had a set of encyclopaedias for children, I think they were called The World of Children and I remember … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Author Profile – Rebecca Holmes

Rebecca Holmes I first got into writing when I was about eleven and in the midst of my ‘horsey’ phase. Many early stories involved a girl rescuing a neglected pony and nursing him to health, before riding to glory at … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Writers on Reading – Jeanne E. Tepper

What did you like reading as a child? I loved and still love adventure and romance. But really it all comes down to a great story that transports me to another realm. It’s the ultimate vacation. Who is your favourite … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Author Profile – Peter Youell

Peter Youell I never thought I would ever write stories, which would be published in my later life. It all started when my English Teacher Davies-Jones asked the class to write a story about a cricket bat and the best … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Writers on Reading – Sheila Crosby

What did you like reading as a child? Almost anything, from the very old encyclopedia we had to the back of cereal packets. Mostly children’s stories though. I got through a couple of books from the school library every week. … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Author Profile – Georgie Foord

Georgie Foord My love affair with the English language began at the age of four when I taught myself to read. I clearly remember the “eureka” moment when the squiggles on the page swam into focus and actually meant something. … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Writers on Reading – Perry McDaid

What did you like reading as a child? Blyton; Christie; Wells’s Short Stories; Conan-Doyle; Rice-Burroughs; CS Lewis; Woodhouse; Creasy; Verne; Coolidge; Richards; Crompton and a bevy of Blackthorn abridged classic which led to later forays into the full-length. Oh, and … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Author Profile – Judith Bruton

Judith Bruton The sea is my muse, writing and art my means of expression. I have been fortunate to live most of my life overlooking aspects of the magnificent Australian coastline, initially in South Australia, and now the Far North … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Writers on Reading – Michelle Martin Dobbins

What did you like reading as a child? Any book I could get. I read them all. I once missed my bus stop because I was reading on the school bus. My father had to chase down the school bus. … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Author Profile – Jackie Tritt

Jackie Tritt Jackie lives in Australia, on the Victorian coast, where dolphins play in the shallows and koalas wander down the street. She migrated from England many years ago. A retired science teacher, she now writes and is published in … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment