Three Eggs by Mike Snelle
June 12, 2011 – 11:00 am | No Comment

The three eggs were the palest of blues, almost white, and were freckled unevenly with tiny brown specks. They were the most beautiful things Thomas had ever held in his hands. He had seen plenty …

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WRITER, ARTIST, WHATEVER – #1 ASPIRING NOVELIST
March 2, 2010 – 4:47 am | No Comment

An occasional series where writers and creatives in different fields tell us how it feels.
99% perspiration, 1% representation
by Anna Clair
When I was seven years old, I remember being passionately jealous of Jayne Fisher, a child …

INTERVIEW – PIERS PAUL READ
November 4, 2009 – 12:21 pm | No Comment
INTERVIEW – PIERS PAUL READ

by Miguel Cullen
The August afternoon hangs dappled over the low Hammersmith terraces, and Piers Paul Read is speaking into a microphone. He is reflective, going over his whole life, from school up to his latest …

INTERVIEW – TIBOR FISCHER
July 4, 2009 – 11:22 am | No Comment
INTERVIEW – TIBOR FISCHER

by Lee baker
Good literature is honest: it does not try to hoodwink or manipulate readers, and attempts to say something that relates to how life is, rather than obscuring it with words. When you meet …

INTERVIEW – MATTHEW QUICK
June 4, 2009 – 11:29 am | No Comment
INTERVIEW – MATTHEW QUICK

by Tristan Summerscale
Matthew Quick is a writer from the United States, based in the Philadelphia area. His remarkable debut novel The Silver Linings Playbook was published in the UK on the 2nd January 2009. The …

INTERVIEW – HOWARD MARKS
May 4, 2009 – 11:03 am | No Comment
INTERVIEW – HOWARD MARKS

by Lizzie Acker
Howard Marks, is an former international hashish smuggler, author and Oxford graduate. Mr Nice, his autobiography describing his years in the drugs trade, his subsequent pursuit by United States’ DEA and his eventual …

INTERVIEW – SARAH HALL
December 11, 2007 – 10:38 am | No Comment
INTERVIEW – SARAH HALL

by Will Orr-Ewing
In an interview after one particularly majestic display, Billie Jean King’s only explanation was a shrug: ‘I don’t know…sometimes you just…see the ball like a football.’ It’s an attractive notion – professionals unaccountably …

INTERVIEW – CAROLYN CASSADY
December 11, 2007 – 10:15 am | No Comment
INTERVIEW – CAROLYN CASSADY

by Will Orr-Ewing
What a curse a cult novel seems to be . By connecting so acutely with the zeitgeist, books like On The Road tend to seduce their readers with such emotion that any sense …