Americans never forget to celebrate any occasion especially when it comes to the Thanksgiving Day, the festivity is worth seeing. The decorations, the zest, the spread, the dressing up, eateries and the media pouring its attention all over it makes the celebrations more cherish able.
Just what was the motivation to write my first novelat the age of 70, well it isn't because I’m a pensioner who doesn’t have anything else to do. It was more to do with it being deliberately autobiographical so that my children, grand children, my relations would remember me when I was dead and gone.
The scariest, deadly and spooky night of the year is finally here. Halloween aka Allhalloween is celebrated in number of countries on 31st October. People wearing wicked costumes and pumpkin lanterns will be peering out from homes to celebrate this night.
The touch of modern twist has shaped this ancient tradition into a fun filled party night. Now it is getting hold in various countries across the globe such as UK, USA, Japan and Germany etc. In our article we have capsuled various fun facts along with Halloween history to make your night ghoulishly delightful.
We caught up with Fiona J. Roberts, author of 'Ebb and Flow' and 'Just Des(s)erts', to discuss her process as an author, why the interest in mystery novels and what is her motivation to keep writing books.
When did you first discover that you loved to write?
If you’re dyslexic, then you, Albert Einstein, Richard Branson, Henry Winkler and Orlando Bloom can all officially high-five each other.
Before the first dictionary was written by Samuel Johnson, nobody was dyslexic, there wasn’t such a word. In fact, we spelt rather imaginatively.
Shakespeare hardly spelt the same word twice and a lot of his work, apparently, was written down for him.
"Your Mum is not well at all...she is having an emergency brain scan". This was the email my Dad had sent to me desperately trying to get in touch with me. I was oblivious and happily travelling in West Africa with no phone or computer to be contacted on. As you can imagine, Internet cafes haven't yet reached Guinea Bissau or Côte d'Ivoire. When we reached Accra in Ghana, a lovely couple I had met, Lynn and David who lived in the Blue Mountains in Australia, kindly let me borrow their computer to check my inbox.