The Contributors

Here are a collection of potted biographies of our contributors, complete with links to their sites where applicable. Check out the talent!

Barbara Tsipouras

Barbara Tsipouras, mother of three young adults, lives and works in Germany as a proofreader. Passionate reading led to writing reviews, beta-reading, translating, starting a blog and finally, inspired by this blog, to writing a short story.

Who knows, maybe I’ll be writing a novel some day?

For the time being I work as a proofreader (in German, my native language).

Read more about her on:

Jan King

I am retired, but I still paint, do woodcarvings, write poems, write stories and illustrate them, mainly children’s stories.


Jay D. Hellis

Have studied writing for 10 years in Australia, I’ll one day break free from living in the Upside Down(Under) with my words. Follow me on Twitter @HellisJayD or check some of my stuff out via

S.K. Thomas

Author of ‘Pawned Queen’ and ‘Transcending Queen’ – thrilling mystery novellas. 3rd book coming soon.

My blog page is: and you can follow me on Twitter here: @skthomasauthor