All posts by "Mark Henderson"
Festival Fringe preparations, and another new book I’ve just read
Personal: It’s a privilege to act as tutor to the creative writing group in Chapel-en-le-Frith, under the aegis of Chapel Arts. No two members of the group are alike in writing interests, style or background, but they’re all enthusiastic, all…Continue
More personal news, another book review!
Personal: I’ve now learned that my one-act play Bequest will be performed by Chapel Players in the Playhouse, Chapel-en-le-Frith from 7.30 p.m. on June 10th and 11th and June 17th and 18th. It will be one of three short plays…Continue
And again… personal news, book review
Personal: Our Glossop Bookfest team has now settled on a date and venue for our celebration and promotion of local authors: Saturday 12th November in the Methodist Church, Glossop. There will be stands for authors to offer their books for…Continue
More personal news, another review of a cracking novel
Personal news: Here’s what Glossop Creates, our local umbrella organisation for local artists and craftspeople, said on their website about our forthcoming folktale evening (12th May 2022): ‘Everyone enjoys ghost stories… and we have some brilliant ones in the Peak…Continue
My books – and other people’s books that I recommend
My plan is to write a series of blogs in which I’ll review books I’ve read recently and recommend to others, and add bits of my own news… starting here and now: Personal news: Regarding my novels – Perilaus II…Continue
After six months, another blog!
I’m still alive despite the pandemic. Just been hibernating. As this generally ghastly year draws to its close, leaving us to look back on it with the clear perspective of 2020 hindsight (pause for groans), I shall sum up what…Continue
New publication, new venture
A 33,000 word novella entitled The Man who Let the Cat of Doom out of the Bag, and subtitled A Surreal Apocalyptic Fantasy with Poetical and Musical Interludes, has now been released on to the unsuspecting public by Fantastic Books…Continue
How is the UK government faring during a ‘dangerous time’?
I try not to be too politically biased in my blog posts. However, like a lot of British citizens, I’m at the end of my tether with our present government. The failings of our Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, perhaps reflect…Continue
More authors join the NHS Charities Together scheme
I’m delighted to say that two more authors, Sue Knight and John Scotcher, have joined our project, donating 100% of the author royalties on sales of the following books to NHS Charities Together. John’s YA novel is an exciting mystery…Continue
More about the NHS Charities Together initiative
Further to the blog I posed yesterday, FBP’s CEO, Dan, has now posted a video presentation of the books so far scheduled to profit NHS Charities Together. Go to the link: https://www.fantasticbooksstore.com/blog/supporting-nhs-charities-together/ and watch this six-minute presentation. To see more…Continue