Author Archives: kathysharp2013

About kathysharp2013

Kathy Sharp lives by the sea in Dorset. She is a prolific writer of song lyrics and short fiction, and is the author of the Larus Trilogy of novels, inspired by the dramatic scenery of the Jurassic Coast. Published by Crooked Cat Publishing

Why not Wisdom?

Originally posted on Kathy Sharp:
There has been much discussion recently in the Facebook group Books for Older Readers. Is this the right name for this emerging genre, we ask – and what types of books does it actually include?…

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An Ideal Place to Write

Originally posted on Kathy Sharp:
Every writer needs a café. I’ve said it before. Mine is a particularly nice one in a fabulous setting – the Taste Café at the Chesil Beach. It does exactly what it says on the…

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Worth a Thousand Words?

Originally posted on Kathy Sharp:
Once upon a time novels used to be illustrated. My copy of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights, which belonged to my late mother-in-law, is a dull little book at a glance – until you open it…

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It’s a Book’s Life

Originally posted on Kathy Sharp:
Books, of the paper and ink variety, often have interesting lives once they leave the publisher and go out into the world. They have stories to tell far beyond the stories they tell, so to…

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The Mature Adult’s Reading List?

Originally posted on Kathy Sharp:
My post on books for older readers – Mature Adults – a New Genre – attracted a good deal of attention. The next question, then, is what sort of books should we include in such…

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