Fiction and social commentary and how authors are shaping our thoughts.

Fiction Authors and poets have always found ways of confronting cultural, religious and social issues especially those where……..

Top Tips For Writing Suspense

There are a number of essential techniques an author must master if they ever want to top a bestsellers list and none more so than the ability to deliver genuine suspense.

Where Do Authors Get Their Ideas?

Ever had writers block? Hardly surprising! Here are our three tips to send your imagination skyward….

What Is Historical Fiction And What Makes Bestselling Historical Fiction Novels

Definitions differ as to what constitutes a ‘genuine’ historical novel and when the term ’historical novel’ might properly be used. More importantly it begs the question as to What Makes Bestselling Historical Fiction Novels.

Detective Fiction & Undercover Agents

The Best Detective Fiction

From the Scarlet Pimpernel to James Bond, our enduring fascination with espionage shows no sign of abating. Undercover detective and spy stories continue to thrill and entertain us.

Why we like reading Memoirs

What makes a memoir so alluring? After all, they are not generally stuffed full with action, suspense, romance or mystery, which provide the highs and lows or other literature.

Why Is Crime Fiction So Popular?

The Best Crime Fiction

The popularity of Crime Fiction might wax and wane but at the end of the day, it still remains one of the most popular genres.

The Best Political Satire Novels And Why We Need Authors To Write Them.

The current state of world politics and the relentless pace of change continues to prove a rich source of inspiration for authors writing political satire.

What Makes A Good Plot?

What Makes A Great Plot?

You know the ones! The edge of your seat, knuckle gnawing, nail biting books. So, what makes for a good plot. Is there a magic recipe? Or is it just potluck?

How Bestselling Authors Master Suspense when writing fiction.

The fact is that few authors really master the art of suspense and those who do are the ones who come to understand its underpinning psychology.