April the first is not a joke in my household, instead it heralds the start of this year’s Hysteria Writing Competition. And this year our Writer in Residence is Eithne Cullen. Eithne has been given the challenge of coming up with a blog post each month that challenge you to get your thinking hats on and try something new out.
The next few weeks and months will be challenging for many as we battle globally with coronavirus. I know that some of those challenges will be financial and I don't want anyone to lose out on vital information or even…
This week’s Thursday Throng author interview is with James Murdo, author of Siouca Remembers. James was born and still lives in London. He graduated from university with a Masters degree in Physics, which added fuel to his early love of science fiction. Siouca is a member of the advanced Wanderer civilisation; they are coming, but what do they want?
Sandy looked at the flight of steps with trepidation! It looked long and it looked hard but she’d promised Jack she would make the effort.
Poverty, alongside topics like coronavirus, Trump and climate change, is a pretty constant topic across the media these days. We endlessly debate the ethics of allowing children at home and abroad to go hungry or what society can do about homelessness or the highly visible need for food banks. But one area of poverty we rarely hear about and consequently regularly overlook is that of ‘period poverty’.
Beeble lay in her basket listening to the tick tock of the clock on the wall.
Where were they?
She snuggled down further tucking her tail under her legs and sighed.
Meet Francis H Powell, the author of Adventures of Death, Reincarnation and Annihilation. What if the human race was considered irrelevant and then each being was just uploaded then locked away on hard drives called “brain pods?”
Rita Louise has been sharing her thoughts on my Thursday Throng author interview. Her book The Dysfunctional Dance Of The Empath And Narcissist takes an in-depth look at the dynamics between the loving, compassionate, and often selfless empaths and those willing to take from them, the self-serving narcissists, and endeavors to uncover the unconscious patterns that keep them trapped in cycles of abusive, toxic relationships.