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June 2013

In the Booth with Ruth – J. Andrew Taylor, Author

June 30, 2013 // 4 Comments

I began writing various short stories and study pieces since I was in my teens and, over the years, it has evolved into novels. As far as inspirations go, I will categorise all of the great stories that have fascinated, captivated and taken me to magical places.

In the Booth with Ruth – Barb Jungr, Singer & Songwriter

June 25, 2013 // 4 Comments

I like metaphor in song and I love language. I guess that’s part of - for me - the appeal of, especially, Dylan and Cohen - that magic they both have of using words like knives, scalpel like precision - I envy that. I like narrative. Last Orders is a story of an affair in Stockport before I left the town, the summer of my goodbye, and it’s a song of lost youth and love...

Life – My Latest Short Story Available to Download for Free from Caffeine Nights

June 21, 2013 // 2 Comments

Max’s criminal career has been going downhill since it began when he was sixteen on an armed robbery job with his father. Now in his mid-forties, he’s spent more time in jail than on criminal endeavours and he’s back inside again. It wasn’t another getaway driver driving away prematurely that’s landed him in jail this time though. No, this time it wasn’t someone else’s mistake. This time it was his...well, the crack. He can’t actually remember doing what they said he did last week or why he did it and for that he could go down for life.

In the Booth with Ruth – Michael Bradley, Author

June 16, 2013 // 4 Comments

I was an abused child and escaped from reality by reading. I started reading encyclopedia at age four. I have read at least a book a week since I was twelve, and probably close to 5,000 at this point. I have always wanted to be a writer, but adults discouraged me and I went into various fields. Finally, at age forty-seven, I retired on my savings and started writing full time on April 1, 2011.

In the Booth with Ruth – Barbra Dean, Author

June 11, 2013 // 3 Comments

I have always kept a diary since I was very young, and to this day still keep one. One of my earliest jobs was with an advertising agency, where I was a secretary. However, I knew I had a flair for writing so I began to do some copywriting for them. From there I got onto SHE magazine as Assistant Fashion Editor, and I continued writing for the local...

In the Booth with Ruth – Allen Miles, Author

June 6, 2013 // 4 Comments

I don’t have a formal writing background at all really. I come from Hull, which isn’t known for its literary talents. I started writing at a very early age but I never told anyone. For some reason I was always quite ashamed that I held ambitions other than “Thou Shalt Work at Reckitts or Smith and Nephew”. I read a lot as a child and I was quite insular. I spent...

In the Booth with Ruth – Charlie Wade, Author

June 5, 2013 // 4 Comments

I first tried to write when I was eighteen, but never really got anywhere. After reading Irvine Welsh in my mid twenties, I tried again and half finished a comedy spy book. After a few more failed attempts, I eventually finished the book in 2010 and have since written two more thrillers...