Myth Of The Moneyless Tree

The Myth Of The Moneyless Tree

A poem about inequality


Who am I? I am the blank canvas fully exposed and transparent, absorbing and replenishing. Taking out my brushes, I carefully construct the image of corporate respectability, blending in the cracks with coloured crayons. I put on my body armour, but feel weighed down by the sense of growing expectation. Sitting in the carriage, I feel … Continue reading Searching

Red Lipstick And Relationships

Red Lipstick And Revelations By Jan Moran Neil

If this book were a tango it would be Salvador Dali, (e.g., the poem 'Sealed in Table Bay', with its dreamlike word associations) dancing with L S Lowry (e.g., the nostalgic 'Bread Pudding Days'). Add to that a sprinkling of finger-snapping jazz memes, and you will have an idea of the lyricism and originality of … Continue reading Red Lipstick And Revelations By Jan Moran Neil

8 Legendary Literary Bars for Book Lovers

8 Legendary Literary Bars for Book Lovers

Harry over at Arcadia Publishing takes us on a virtual tour around some of the world's literary hotspots.

Quantum Fiction

New London Writers

To aficionados of sci-fi, Quantum Mechanics is a well-known idea, however shouldn’t we think about Quantum Fiction? Could this be the new sci-fi supra-type? In the sci-fi universe Quantum Mechanics (or Physics) clarifies everything from teleportation to psychic phenomena, though in the realm of material science, Quantum Mechanics is the investigation of matter in movement through time and space. This antiquated limb of science has created the most critical revelations in mankind’s history, it is still a work in progress though with serious limitations. Customary material science can portray the movement of large items moving slower than the velocity of light. After that point, the guidelines get fluffy. That is the reason why physicists concentrate on the conduct of items at the most miniature levels. At these nuclear and subatomic scales it gets to be difficult to watch a few articles without changing their conduct. This demonstrates that we have…

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The Malevolent Universe of H P Lovecraft

New London Writers

H P Lovecraft is ranked as one of America’s finest horror writers and his Cthulhu mythos has turned into one of writing’s most powerful manifestations. In his work, Lovecraft frequently refers to the minuscule scale of man in a frightening, obscure, and to a great extent vindictive universe. Ancient and unspeakable beings are at the heart of Lovecraft’s Cthulhu mythos.

The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown. The most merciful thing in the world… is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents.

In his complex mythologies things much older than earth are looking at human beings with cruel intent, or with indifference. To the writer’s imagination, these old ones are concealed in remote corners of the world, and in dark places within the metropolis itself, hidden in a rock pool, or lurking…

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how you might know me by sabrina mahfouz

How You Might Know Me by Sabrina Mahfouz

One of the brilliant things about words is how they shine a light on other people’s worlds. On the pages and in the ears exist lenses and windows, portals into a place we might never go. How You Might Know Me is a poetic exploration of four women’s lives, connected through their experience in different … Continue reading How You Might Know Me by Sabrina Mahfouz

First Love - Gwendoline Riley

First Love by Gwendoline Riley

First Love may be short, but it packs a lot in. Far from the dreamy idealised nature of one’s first sweetheart as the title may suggest, this is a novel that explores adult love. The kind that comes with baggage, life experience and challenges. The kind of relationship between two people, broken and scarred but … Continue reading First Love by Gwendoline Riley

Big Driver - Stephen King's Dangerous Genre Study

Big Driver – Stephen King’s Dangerous Genre Study

In Big Driver, one of the novellas featured in Full Dark No Stars, Stephen King once again presents a writer as the main protagonist. Not an unusual thing considering that one of King's favourite themes has always been the writing process, and for that he has created a number of characters who make a living … Continue reading Big Driver – Stephen King’s Dangerous Genre Study

The Gutsy Girl: Escapades for Your Life of Epic Adventure

The Gutsy Girl – Escapades for Your Life of Epic Adventure

It was whilst scrolling through Instagram one evening that I came across an image that made me smile, all about the importance of living an 'adventureful life'. Further investigation led me to Caroline Paul and her book The Gutsy Girl: Escapades for Your Life of Epic Adventure. And who doesn't want to live a life of epic … Continue reading The Gutsy Girl – Escapades for Your Life of Epic Adventure