Everything to Note about England’s New Literary Currency

by William Kenney On September 14th 2017, England’s new £10 note was released with the first woman (besides the Queen) to have the high honor of being on a British banknote. The woman in question? None other than novelist Jane Austen. Even if you have no interest in the rest of this article, the one … Continue reading Everything to Note about England’s New Literary Currency

How To Find Wilkie Collins’ Grave in Kensal Green Cemetery

by Regina Kenney When I first set out to see some famous writer's tombstones for our #LiteratureGraves weekend, I thought I'd stroll in the cemetery, take a quick photo, and stroll out to the next site. Boy, did I find out how wrong I was on my first stop to Kensal Green Cemetary trying to find … Continue reading How To Find Wilkie Collins’ Grave in Kensal Green Cemetery

Leopold Broom Investigates: Vampires in the Words

by Lee Cross Vampires. First and foremost, credit where credit is due, they are the single most dominant creature from the supernatural that exists in literature today. A bold and sweeping statement, owing much to the influence cinema and television no doubt, but it’s honestly one I stand by. My evidence? It’s in the bookshops, … Continue reading Leopold Broom Investigates: Vampires in the Words

Leopold Broom Investigates… The Dating Game

By Lee Cross Books and Dating. They’re not the same, right? well, actually…. Just think about all those sh*tty ‘stocking-filler’ dates you’ve been on… you’re both turning up and putting the hours in, hoping somewhere along the line there’s a big present waiting, and that all the wrapping paper was worth the effort. Right there, … Continue reading Leopold Broom Investigates… The Dating Game

Leopold Broom Investigates: Uncomfortable Threesomes… The Other Writer in the Room

by Lee Cross The ‘&Droids’ You’ve seen them on the shelves, usually amongst the bestsellers in the crime section, books written by ‘JOE BLOGS & joanna smith’. Aren’t they just the weirdest books… For me, it’s like going to the zoo… I’m walking through the park, I see the Lions in their field and think, … Continue reading Leopold Broom Investigates: Uncomfortable Threesomes… The Other Writer in the Room