Broadmoor Revealed: Victorian Crime and the Lunatic Asylum

Written by Mark Stevens, Broadmoor Revealed is a collection of stories about a handful of Victorian Broadmoor inmates. The asylum’s archives became available for public access in 2008. As professional archivist responsible for the records of Britain’s first Criminal Lunatic … Continue reading

Books I want to be buried with

I read an interesting post on Marie Loughin’s blog this morning about her fears for digital books, and that one day, when civilization crumbles (as it surely must) the digital cloud may evaporate, leaving future generations bereft of reading matter. … Continue reading

No Blog Post this week, but…

…you might want to check out some of these links. There’s been a couple of events in the blogosphere this week which should be of interest to you, if your intention is to write for a living. Catherine, Caffeinated has … Continue reading

The Devil and Edward Teach FREE on Kindle for 48 hours.

That’s right, you lucky, lucky people. You too can find out what happened that dreadful day when Blackbeard met his ultimate adversary – The Devil. This significant chapter in Edward Teach’s life has never been recorded before, and you will … Continue reading

It’s all about the readers…Or at least it should be.

It’s all about the readers. Or at least it should be. This self-publishing business, it’s a lark, isn’t it? There we were, just a few, short years ago, either paying out horrendous amounts of money per unit printed by using … Continue reading

Content, or content presentation. Which is more important?

Well, duh, it’s the content, of course. How many cool, all singing, all dancing websites have you visited that amazed and dazzled with flash animation and video, music, etc., that then disappointed because there was no content? There are a … Continue reading