Richard Nell concerned family and friends by quitting his real job in 2014 to ‘write full-time’. He is a Canadian author of fantasy, living in one of the flattest, coldest places on earth with his begrudging wife, who makes sure he eats. His debut novel, Kings of Paradise, is the first of an epic, coming-of-age,… Continue reading The Friday 13 with Richard Nell
“What do you love?” I asked her. She was African-American, pretty, a bit thick in the right places, with a beautiful sundress and immaculate hair. She was tall, and barefoot, with an angry face and a bag over her shoulder. She was having a bad day, I could tell by her body language, and she… Continue reading Volacha
There is a form of art that has always inspired me. When I think of the amount of work that would be put into such a piece, it humbles me. This form is the epic poem, or epic ballad. The form demands a few features. First it is written in verse. Often there is a… Continue reading Epic?
Christine E. Mackenzie grew up in Bavaria/Germany and moved to the United States in her mid-twenties. Having started out as a journalist for magazines, she later received a job offer writing for Australian Consolidated Press, based in Sydney/ New South Wales, owned by media baron Kerry Packer. By then already married to a world-class Polo player, she… Continue reading The Friday 13 with Christine E. MacKenzie
It wasn’t long before Harvard read for Writers Club. To my recollection he read in Writers Club twice. This first time, it was a poem. It was dark, gritty. It gave off a rotting smell, had sour breath. It was a poem that made you feel like being other places, a poem to curl the… Continue reading To Destroy Something Beautiful
David Hambling is an author and science/technology journalist based in South London. He writes for New Scientist magazine, The Economist, WIRED, Popular Mechanics, The Guardian newspaper and others. 2018 will see the release of “Master of Chaos”, fourth in the Harry Stubbs series of Mythos adventures, as well as the nonfiction “We: Robot – The… Continue reading The Friday 13 with David Hambling
Priest by day, writer at odd times of the day and night, Chrys lives with a small green parrot called Tilly because the upkeep for a dragon is beyond her current budget. Plus she’s responsible for making good any flame damage to church property. She loves ‘Doctor Who’, landscape photography, single malt whisky, and her… Continue reading The Friday 13 with Chrys Cymri