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Review of ‘Only in Darkness Can You See the Stars’ by Santosh Bakaya
Posted by Smeetha Bhoumik in The Members' Blog.

Only in Darkness Can You See the Stars Author – Santosh Bakaya Publisher – Vitasta, Price Rs 495 2018 link : https://www.vitastapublishing.com/store/non-fiction/biography/only-in-darkness-can-you-see-the-stars-martin-luther-king-jr-detail I would like to begin the review with ...continue reading

To be or not to be… part of a writer’s group – Is there safety...
Posted by Mary Campbell in The Members' Blog.

For many writers it is a lonely road. The very nature of the work is to find a quiet space to let your imagination and literary juices flow. It is ...continue reading

Writer’s Block – Fact or Fiction? by Lissa Oliver
Posted by Lissa Oliver in The Members' Blog.

Does Writer’s Block exist? I could begin by stating my own opinion: no, it doesn’t. I could quote from a multitude of successful likeminded authors. But there would be more ...continue reading

Taking Leave of their Senses – Brexit or Bust!
Posted by Mary Campbell in The Members' Blog.

I detest politics and while I try to refrain from making political commentary on a public forum, it seems I must make some allusion to the cloud hanging over us ...continue reading

Poisoned Pen by Mary Campbell
Posted by Mary Campbell in The Members' Blog.

Is it me or are we now becoming a nation of back stabbers? On Twitter every opinion is met with an outpouring of vitriolic attacks on the writer. The latest ...continue reading

Finding Your Voices by Lissa Oliver
Posted by Lissa Oliver in The Members' Blog.

Writing a book is much like reading one, I’ve always maintained. I’ve come at a book from both sides of the page, so to speak! When writing, I become intimately ...continue reading

Writer, who do you think you are?
Posted by Clare O'Dea in The Members' Blog.

You’ve probably heard the line attributed to Freud about the Irish being the only race impervious to psychoanalysis. It’s fun to think he might have said it but the origin ...continue reading

Getting Around the Block by Mary Campbell
Posted by Mary Campbell in The Members' Blog.

It’s true that writers can sometimes be perceived as lazy. In movies and books they lie around the house surrounded by chaos supposedly dreaming up ideas for months on end ...continue reading

Memories by Lissa Oliver
Posted by Lissa Oliver in The Members' Blog.

Are we all lazy writers or is it just me? Facebook has this tendency to remind you of memories. Not all of them are those you want to remember. Let’s ...continue reading

The Book of Revelations: My First Book
Posted by Daragh Fleming in The Members' Blog.

Promoting your own book, as a writer, is a strange experience. This is primarily due to the generalization that writers are quite introverted perhaps, so may tend towards keeping the ...continue reading