Creative Writing: Love It Or Hate It!

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Well, look, listen this is worth some consideration.  Have you ever had one of those moments, when you are trying to write something, a novel, a short story or a piece of poetry and nothing is coming, you can’t find the words? Or you start something and then decide you don’t like it, do a re-write and still don’t like it? Or you get to the end of a novel and decide you hate it? You want to write something entirely different?

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The Secret Hangman by Peter Lovesey – A Book Review

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Greetings from London! I trust your summer is going well! Or for my followers in the southern hemisphere, spring is just around the corner…

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Putting Your Story Together – Novels

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Hello and welcome from a very sultry London! I know we are kind of in the lazy hazy summer season with plenty of exciting sport on the television, but that doesn’t mean it’s a reason to slack off from writing –  or at least thinking about it!

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Cold In Hand, John Harvey – A Book Review

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Those of you who are familiar with the writer John Harvey will know about the character Charlie Resnick. He features in several John Harvey books, Cold in Hand being no exception. Continue reading “Cold In Hand, John Harvey – A Book Review”

The Jackdaw, Luke Delaney – A Book Review

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Were you wondering what a jackdaw was? So was I, so I looked it up. A jackdaw is a bird belonging to the crow family. And if you want to discover the relevance of a jackdaw to the title of this crime novel, then you are going to have to read the book!

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Stuart MacBride: Cold Granite – A Book Review

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I have just finished reading Cold Granite, a novel by the Scottish writer Stuart MacBride.  You know the sort of scenario for us writer types. You have just finished reading one book and are looking for your next great read…

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