Loretta Barnard

Catherine Howard: Henry VIII’s Fifth Wife, Victim of Fake News?

Catherine Howard may have been married to Henry VIII, but history has not been kind to her. Maybe she needs to lawyer up.   Catherine Howard was about 17 when she became a lady-in-waiting to Anne of Cleves, the fourth wife of Henry VIII. She was young, spirited, perhaps a little vacuous, and quickly caught the eye of the 49-year-old king, a man totally ... Read the full article
Loretta Barnard

Loretta Barnard is an Australian freelance writer and editor who, in a long career, has done almost everything possible in the book publishing industry. These days she actively pursues her love of music, literature and theatre, and is something of wannabe roving ambassador for the creative and performing arts.

Book Review: A Dank Review of Sad Laughter by Brian Alan Ellis

Joseph Edwin Haeger reviews Sad Laughter: A Totally Unessential and Demotivational Guide to Reading, Writing, and Publishing by Brian Alan Ellis. (Civil Coping Mechanisms)