A personal essay about Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.
Have you taken a risk recently with your reading? Picked a book based on its cover or premise? I did, and the novel is called Utopian Man.
Not all books grab you immediately. Some take time to win you over, but once they have, you’ll have no choice but to adore. The Tolstoy Estate by Australian author Steven Conte starts off rather plain, but the subject matter was fascinating enough to keep me reading. And I’m glad I did, because The Tolstoy Estate is a terrific book that I recommend.
Many writers have poor ideas on writing women in historical fiction. Here’s what they get wrong about women, and history.
Madeleine Jones is pleased to present her fourth short story for Snowy Fictions: ‘Paused.’ It’s about time pausing at meaningful moments.
What are the gothic fiction novels that you must read? In this post, you’ll read about the many recommended gothic fiction novels, particularly in classic literature.
Another day, another publisher treating authors like rubbish. This time it’s Pan Macmillan, who has dropped Australian author Pete Evans due to a poorly thought out cartoon. In the cartoon, there was ‘Nazi imagery.’ Never mind context or Evan’s personal beliefs. All that matters is Evans made the Twitter mobs uncomfortable. And because they are a bunch of babies, a writer lost his book contract.