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In the Booth – Writing Lives

In the Booth with Ruth – Tracey Helton, Writer

September 29, 2014 // 4 Comments

Because of the documentary Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street, I felt as if people had all sorts of ideas of who I was without asking me. I like to write my own narrative. I have been branching out lately and doing more journalistic pieces. This is a new genre for me. Very exciting stuff.

In the Booth with Ruth – Maggie Jones, Author

August 26, 2014 // 2 Comments

My writing background really began in earnest about eight years ago, when I attended three different college courses for writing. I went on one course, which was how to write your auto-biography, and two courses on how to write a novel and how to re-write your novel. I have always loved writing from a very young age, English being my favourite subject at school.

In the Booth with Ruth – Rob Horne, Writer

August 6, 2014 // 4 Comments

My inspiration comes from everywhere. I’m an avid reader of anything I can get my hands on; I like to imagine what happens after I’ve read the last page, where do the characters go? I muse on normality being forced into an abnormal condition, where someone I know or some part of my own character is forced to confront a situation they could never have imagined.

In the Booth with Ruth – Charlie Jack Joseph Kruger, Author

July 30, 2014 // 6 Comments

Currently I am running about talking to people about 'In Stark Weather'...a novel that focuses on three different men, a failed musician striking out to try one last time, an author chasing success that he fears he will never beat, and a man so tormented by abuse and neglect that he has begun coping by giving into horrible acts of violence.

In the Booth with Ruth – Rayne Hall, Author

July 23, 2014 // 2 Comments

With non-fiction, I like to write practical books of the how-to type, helping my readers to achieve something. It's rewarding to play a part in a reader's success. For example, with Twitter for Writers, I show writers how to use Twitter to improve your writing, network with other authors, meet fans, build a platform, gain exposure, find reviewers and sell books.

Author Interview With Marion Brownlie Plus eBook Giveaway

July 16, 2014 // 8 Comments

I became interested in spiritual enlightenment, metaphysics, self-empowerment and self-healing. The self-healing I used to heal myself of the many traumatic experiences that were deeply hidden. Continuing to learn more, I moved onto personal development, soul growth, the sub-conscious, other dimensions, spirit possession, the...

In the Booth with Ruth – Rod Glenn, Author

July 8, 2014 // 2 Comments

I have written in many genres over the years, but I do really enjoy writing dark thrillers/horror. I do always like to inject a level of black humour into even my darkest writing though. There has to be a glimpse of light for the reader to better appreciate the dark.

In the Booth with Ruth – Sharon Zink, Author

July 1, 2014 // 4 Comments

I write in a literary way probably because I’m a poet at heart and can’t help loving word play and metaphorical language! I do still feel literary work should be accessible and pacy though and that’s why I also admire writers like Anne Tyler and Anita Shreve who are great storytellers, but also write with real elegance.

In the Booth with Ruth – Rachel Kennedy, Author

April 12, 2014 // 8 Comments

I think I’m definitely most comfortable writing in the YA/fantasy genre, although at some point I would like to have a go at something a little different... I’d say it’s a case of sticking to what you know, subjects you can relate to. I read a lot of YA fiction and I love anything that falls into the fantasy genre... I guess I’ve written a book that I would buy myself.

Interview With True Crime Writer, William Lobban, On His Bestselling Autobiography ‘The Glasgow Curse’ Plus eBook Giveaway

February 12, 2014 // 6 Comments

I’m now perceived as an author, a title I like very much and certainly it’s much better than being labelled a gangster that’s for sure... I can channel this fresh, positive energy into things which are a million miles removed from those that defined my life before. Writing has also given me a newfound purpose, a sense of direction, and an enthusiastic aptitude to move forward in a different light whilst simultaneously putting the past firmly behind me.

In the Booth with Ruth – Emma Roberts, Author

January 25, 2014 // 3 Comments

I like writing about relationships and people. I like to write about subjects that people can relate to. I want my stories to make people think. I want them to be emotive... I think I am quite an emotional person and very interested in the psychology of people...why people are the way they are, what made them like that and how people react to others.