Are my characters politically correct?

I have been warned that a lot of modern readers are sensitive to expressions of politically incorrect sentiments.  Even the villain should not say anything too offensive on certain subjects.  I have also been warned to choose my words carefully.  What was acceptable a...

Is everybody happy? This should cheer us up.

There has been a report by the London School of Economics on happiness. It says, among other things, that people who are married or in long term relationships tend to be happier and live longer than other people.  This will surprise anyone who has listened to too many...

Is there a lot of social comment in my books?

There seem to be two kinds of reader.  Some like a mystery novel to concentrate on the whodunit and not stray into social or political issues.  Others are interested in digging deeper into the characters and the setting.  Agatha Christie or Ian Rankin? What about me? ...