Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Reader’s Delight: Being There

Originally posted on The Green Study:
As a reader, I am inexcusably fast. I say inexcusably, because as a writer I am learning the value of words, syntax, rhythm – the deliberate choices one must make while telling a story.…

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My Life of Crime

‘Write what you know.’ I’ve heard this writing tip brandied around the workshops and courses I’ve attended since I first began my writing journey. I am a crime writer but I am a law-abiding citizen, an all round good girl.  So … Continue reading

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Five Things About Me

1. I am always looking for my new ‘best friend.’ 2. I try to be kind and understand why people behave the way they do. 3. I love everything Italian. 4. I wish an Italian family would adopt me so … Continue reading

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Secret Seven

My love of reading preceded my love of writing. I have to be honest, if I don’t have my nose in a book, I am lost. With the manuscript of my third novel sitting somewhere on an editor’s desk waiting … Continue reading

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More about ‘Secrets and Lies’

What a glorious day it is today. I am sitting at my writing desk, looking out the window. The sun is shining and a crisp autumn breeze is blowing across the Lane Cove River whipping up miniature white caps. Autumn in … Continue reading

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Demise of the fictional victim

As a crime writer, my imagination runs wild when I consider the means by which my fictional victims will face their demise. Perhaps it will be by starvation, hand-to hand combat or by lethal injection. Will it be a slow … Continue reading

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