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Point of View: Making Connections

connections - writer brain

As I was posting the author spotlight this week for Morgan David, an author friend of mine who lives in Denmark, I was struck by the hand-knitted scarf he was wearing. I have one that’s very similar, made for me by Mark’s mom Helen before she passed away. It’s a similar color and uses the … Read more

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Author Spotlight: Morgan David

Morgan David

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today: Morgan David is a multicultural European male writer. Born in France in 1964, he has lived abroad most of his life, from California to Denmark. He has … Read more

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Author Spotlight: Georgina Jeffery

Georgina Jeffery

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Giveaway Grab The Jack Hansard Series: Season One for FREE from Smashwords today! This offer is only available to readers of this blog for the next 48 hours via this exclusive coupon … Read more

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Point of View: Reading in Nostalgia Mode

A Brightness Long Ago

I’m reading a book. Which is not news, in and of itself, although regular readers will know that I somewhat famously went for years without reading any, due to my insane work demands and habits. But this is different. I’m reading an actual physical book – a hardcover, in fact – something I can hold … Read more

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Point of View: Filling in the Gaps

filling in the gaps

Doctors read journals and take continuing education courses to learn the latest techniques for their specialty. Teachers attend seminars and learn new teaching methods to help their students learn better. Even artists often pick up new mediums and styles throughout their careers… how many periods did Picasso go through? Writing is no different – we … Read more

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Author Spotlight – David Viner

David Viner

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. David’s Book Splinters will be free on Amazon from Sept 12-16. Today: Ex-punk rock guitarist David Viner’s working life started in electronics before migrating to computer programming in … Read more

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Author Spotlight: Olivette Devaux

Olivette Deveaux

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today: Multiple award winner and Amazon best-seller under a different pen name, Olivette Devaux is the author behind the Disorderly Elements series. In her Olivette Devaux incarnation, she … Read more

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Author Spotlight: Mat McCall

Mat McCall

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today: My name is Mat McCall, I’m an educationalist specialising in Adult Education, a History and Archaeology lecturer, award winning Steampunk artist and artificer, bulldog fancier, natural philosopher … Read more

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Author Spotlight: O. E. Tearmann

O.E. Tearmann

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today: O.E. Tearmann is the author of the Aces High, Jokers Wild series. Their books include strong themes of diversity and found family, providing a surprisingly hopeful take … Read more