twitterTT
MyTSSCKnightTemplatMYFAVOURITE

Kelvin M. Knight

 

"One is the master of what one doesn't say and the slave of what one does."

General Franco

Reader, Author, Reviewer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reviews

Welcome

Reading is as much a part of the writing process as breathing, living. I began writing reviews to capture the essence of those books I enjoy. The following reviews have been published in a variety of sources, including:

Energize newspaper (monthly column called Bookworm);

Cumbrian Libraries Reading Group newsletter;

Amazon, Play, and Barnes and Noble;

the Writers’ Forum magazine;

New Hope International;

Flickers ‘n’ Frames;

PSPublishing;

Albedo1.

anthologiesimageAnthologies

This section contains my reviews of short story anthologies by authors Adam Marek, Sean O'Brien, Helen Simposn, Garry Kilworth, J. Y. Saville to anthologies by various authors edited by Rowan B. Fortune, Sarah Dobbs, Ian Whates, Joe Spurgeon etc.

Read more...

placeholder1Fantasy

Coming soon.

Read more...

placeholder6Fiction

Coming soon.

Read more...

placeholder5Science Fiction

Coming soon.

Read more...

placeholder4Thriller

Coming soon.

Read more...

HurrySicknessBook Reviews Pending

Upon starting an MA in creative writing, my book reading went through the roof, whereas my book reviewing went through the floor. Some of the books I have enjoyed but not got around to saying why (apart from via the notes in my trusty notebook) are captured here.

Read more...

What's New?

On May 4th 2013, I attend the innaugural Newcastle Writing Conference in The Great Hall, Nothumbria University. Stephen May's not a keynote speech is inspriational: “If you are a writer who doesn’t write, you will always be a bit miserable... write because you HAVE to.” And this quote got a resounding YES from the agents, editors and publishers present: “There is a secret to getting an agent. Write a good book, send it, wait. There are no secret passwords.”

Short story "Luke's Sketches" published by Cinnamon Press in the anthology "The Book of Euclid & other stories & poems" edited by Rowan B. Fortune.

Review of short story anthology "The Little Book of Northern Women" given thumbs up by the author J. Y. Saville.

Haiku "Flock to a Shepherd" shortlisted by Cathy Galvin and Louise Doughty for the Word Factory TV.

Article "Bagpuss" published by The Fine Line in the anthology "The I Word" edited by Kate Gould.

Short story "Plank, Tank, Sock, Gloves" shortlisted by Louise Doughty in December for the Telegraph's Short Story Club competition.

Short story "Be Prepared" shortlisted by Louise Doughty in August for the Telegraph's Short Story Club competition.

Short story "Luke's Sketches" shortlisted by Louise Doughty in May for the Telegraph's Short Story Club competition.

Short story "Flock to a Shepherd" shortlisted by Louise Doughty in February for the Telegraph's Short Story Club competition.

Review of "Life! Death! Prizes!" given thumbs up by the author Stephen May.

Short story "Fun and Games" shortlisted by New Writing North for the Newcastle Journal.

Review of "Dreamer's Cat" given thumbs up by the author Stephen Leather.

Review of "TAG" given thumbs up by the author Stephen May.

Short story "Shadow Pains" long listed for the Aeon Award competition.

Short story "Lessons in Love" long listed for the Aeon Award competition.

Short story "Saint Christopher" published by the Writers' Forum magazine.

Short story "Aim High, Reach Higher" shortlisted by the Writers' Forum magazine.

Short story "Paper Dinosaur" shortlisted by the Writers' Forum magazine.

Short story "Shepherd Thy Flock" won Jacqui Bennett Writers Bureau spring competition.

Short story "Blackbeck" came third in Jacqui Bennett Writers Bureau winter competition.