For the Fans of Classic Horror and Mystery: Shirley Jackson.

  Shirley Hardie Jackson was best known for her short story titled ‘The Lottery,’ published in 1948. This story outraged a lot of people because of its depiction of the darker side to humanity. It is also the story that launched her status as a master of the horror tale. Many people may have also... Continue Reading →

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John Saul – A Writer that Proves Patience, Determination and Hard Work Pay Off.

John Saul is a thriller writer that was born on the 25th February 1942. He lives in the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii. After going to several colleges John decided to drop out and become a writer. This was a long and challenging process. He spent 15 years in numerous jobs honing his skills as a writer... Continue Reading →

The Stephen King of Children’s Books: R .L. Stine

Robert Lawrence Stine was born on October 8th 1943. Many people will know him as the author of many children's series like, Goosebumps, Mostly Ghostly, Fear Street, and The Nightmare Room. Robert began writing at the age of 9 when he discovered a typewriter in his attic. Roberts father was a shipping clerk at a... Continue Reading →

Fem Fatale Fantasy Fictionist: Robin Hobb

Margaret Astrid Lindholm Ogden has taken on two successful pseudonyms during her writing career. The first being Megan Lindholm and the second being Robin Hobb. Margaret was born in California 1952, but spent majority of her life in Alaska before moving to Washington. At the young age of eighteen Margaret was married and from here... Continue Reading →

Suzanne Collins: Readers Hunger for More!

Suzanne Marie Collins was born in Hartford, Connecticut on August 10th, 1962. She is best known for having written The Hunger Games trilogy. The Hunger Games has also been made into a movie.  Suzanne is married to actor Cap Pryor and has two children together. In 1985 Suzanne graduated in a double major of theater and telecommunications... Continue Reading →

George R R Martin: The Master of Character Writing

George Raymond Richard Martin was born in Bayonne, New Jersey, USA on September 20th 1948. He is a fantasy, sci-fi and horror writer most recognised for his books A Song of Ice and Fire. These books became an epic fantasy series which is also now a television show called Game of Thrones. George developed an... Continue Reading →

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