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The 4 P’s

You may or may not have noticed but I’ve been missing in action for a few weeks. The reason? I’ve been busy putting the final touches to ‘Asylum,’ the third book in the Detective Jill Brennan Series. After more than 14 … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Leonardo Wild: The Birth of Paradigm Shift Thrillers

Originally posted on The Crime Fiction Writer's Blog:
The Birth of Paradigm Shift Thrillers THE GALAPAGOS AGENDA By Leonardo Wild Ten years of writing commercially went by and one day I felt that I needed to make a shift…

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‘£100 POUNDS REWARD – MURDER!’  What do you think of this for an opening line of a crime novel? The opening line is from The Mystery of the Hansom Cab written by Fergus Hume. Most writers know a great first line in … Continue reading

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Suicide By Text

Originally posted on The Crime Fiction Writer's Blog:
You can’t think about it. You just have to do it.  You said you were gonna do it.  Like I don’t get why you aren’t. So texted Michelle Carter to Conrad…

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We’ve finally arrived in the future. At 10.29am this morning (AEDT) 22 October, 2015 (4.29pm 21 October, California time!) we reached the point in time when Marty McFly and Doc Emmett Brown arrived from the past in their flying DeLorean in … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Write Note Reviews:
? I would like to thank Rachael Johns for this insight into the non-writing life of a writer. I had the pleasure of meeting Rachael at one of my Stories on Stage events in…

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Seeing the Big Picture

Tick, tick, tick… I need to be more patient so I try to look at the big picture, but it’s not easy.  It’s probably harder now than in any other time in history to exercise patience. In a world where messages … Continue reading

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Escape to the Country- the power of words

‘My Obliging Significant Other’ (Moso) is more your arty type than your literary type  so I wasn’t entirely convinced he’d want to accompany me to yet another writers’ festival, (especially as it had been raining most of the week). It wasn’t until I mentioned the words: country … Continue reading

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If She Walks Like a Victim… – Sue Coletta

If someone walks like a victim, they could draw the wrong attention. By studying body language crime writers can add credibility to well-rounded characters. Thus, making our stories more believable. Source: If She Walks Like a Victim… – Sue Coletta

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Signs of Spring

Originally posted on a bike for all seasons:
This post comes with a soundtrack 🙂 Recorded this morning on the second last day of winter as I rode beside Tallebudgera Creek at West Burleigh Heads. You’ll hear the birdsong of Pied…

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