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A Christmas welcome!

A welcome message posted some weeks before I published my first Kindle mystery novel, Alternative Outcome, in March 2016. In it I urged readers to visit my website and read the opening chapters there. Continue reading

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Who actually wrote that book?

We tend to think that a novel is essentially the work of an individual. But is this really the case? The editor can also play a fundamental role. But how much rewriting is valid before the work becomes a collaborative effort – even a two-hander? Continue reading

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Writers I like

Who are my favourite novelists? Well, I tend to take a pretty broad-brush approach, though I suppose I do tend to opt for mystery dramas or mystery thrillers. I’m a great admirer of Michael Connelly and his Harry Bosch series, for instance. Continue reading

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Shocks and reverses – too many of them?

A lot of recent thrillers and mystery stories aim to astound readers with a series of extraordinary revelations. You sit up and think, ‘Wow! I never saw THAT coming!’ This technique can be really impressive, but is it in danger of being over-used? Continue reading

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Girl

Is a young woman a girl? It’s hard to know what is acceptable. In 1950s novels it was the norm, but now it can seem awkward. Yet the term is still widely used, even by women, to describe people of all ages. Where does political correctness start and end here? Continue reading

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