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The Beauty of Murder

The Beauty of Murder by AK Benedict

Chris Connelly reviews local author AK Benedict’s inaugural novel

Posted 16:14 Thursday, Apr 11, 2013 In: Literature Tags: , , ,
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Keeping the faith in exile

The third volume in the Pistoleros! trilogy by the anonymous Hastings-based author finds our hero Farquhar McHarg still in revolutionary Barcelona, now in the early years of the 1920s, as he continues the struggle, alongside fellow workers and anarchist comrades, against the forces of right-wing repression.

Posted 10:25 Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 In: Literature Tags: , ,
Reality Street Book of Sonnets

The history of Reality Street

The history of Reality Street

Photograph © Matthew Dolan

Insane Leonards:

by Richard Makin

Posted 07:58 Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 In: Literature Tags: , ,
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‘Plenty of Fish’ by Seaside Belle

And so my dip into the waters that are ‘Plenty of Fish’ online dating comes to an end…and with one noticable exception (Yes, you! I was a fool to let you slip through my fingers!) it’s been more a case of innumerable plankton.  A Hastings belle recounts her experiences with online dating.

Posted 15:20 Friday, Feb 8, 2013 In: Literature Tags: ,
Author Richard Makin at home by the sea

Insane Leonards: snapshots of delirium from a new magnetic pole #1

First of an irregular episodic piece of writing by St Leonards-based author Richard Makin

Posted 19:36 Friday, Jan 18, 2013 In: Literature Tags: , , , , , ,


A new HOT Blog coming soon!

Dean J. Moore has just moved down to Hastings from London – you can read his first impressions of Hastings here. He is planning to produce a regular column with reviews of local authors’ writing. Watch this space…

Posted 17:02 Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012 In: Literature Tags:
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