An Interview with … Jackie Baldwin

Jackie Baldwin's debut novel, Dead Man's Prayer was published in 2016. Her second novel, Perfect Dead, will be published by Killer Reads, Harper Collins, on 15th June, 2018. Today we're talking about researching criminal investigations, creative inspiration, and surviving on a desert island. Hi Jackie, tell us a little about your writing to date. I started writing when … Continue reading An Interview with … Jackie Baldwin

H. A. Leuschel’s Manipulated Lives

Manipulated Lives, Leuschel’s collection of long short stories, explores the many angles the manipulation of power can take within relationships. Leuschel establishes unnerving narratives which make for compulsive reading. Her research has evidently been thorough and she explores the psychological impact of emotional manipulation on those caught up in damaging relationships. In most of the … Continue reading H. A. Leuschel’s Manipulated Lives

An Interview with … Stephanie C. Lyons-Keeley and Wayne J. Keeley

Today I'm talking to writing duo Stephanie C. Lyons-Keeley and Wayne J. Keeley, authors of Going All In, published by Melange Books. Tell us a little about your writing to date. Wayne: I am the published author of the legal thriller “Mahogany Row,” but honestly began writing short stories, poetry, and other works in childhood. Pursuing … Continue reading An Interview with … Stephanie C. Lyons-Keeley and Wayne J. Keeley

Kevin Powers’ Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting: A War Poet of our Times

As long as war exists, it will perhaps be in our natures to try to capture it, perhaps to understand it, perhaps in some desperate way to learn something about it and about ourselves. In Last Post, her final poem of 1914 Poetry Remembers, Carol Ann Duffy imagines a world in which poetry can reverse … Continue reading Kevin Powers’ Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting: A War Poet of our Times