Top Tips on Creating Great Fiction Characters!

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Let me ask you a question! Of all the fiction you have read over the years, what book or books stands out the most? Continue reading “Top Tips on Creating Great Fiction Characters!”

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Dead Simple by Peter James – A Book Review

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Greetings from London! Where did that super hot summer go? Autumn now seems to be looming very quickly! However it’s the perfect time to do more reading! It’s what the long dark evenings are made for!

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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”