Tag Archives: Australian crime fiction

Where do ideas come from? And who killed Dr Bogle and Mrs Chandler?

  Often it’s hard to get a writing project started. It’s also difficult to find the time to write, to think outside the box and to bring your writing to a place it’s never been before. As I swelter in … Continue reading

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WHAT A LITTLE GEM

Tucked away between two imposing buildings in Pitt Street in up-town Sydney is the The Sydney Mechanics School of Arts (SMSA).  I doubt many Sydney-siders even know this little gem of a place exists. But before you jump to the conclusion … Continue reading

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LIFE AS AN INDIE AUTHOR – THE SKY IS THE LIMIT!

Self-publishing has grown over the past decade, even high-profile authors such as Stephen King, are now choosing to publish some of their work themselves. A report last year by self-publishing champion Hugh Howey, showed self-published authors are now earning nearly 40% … Continue reading

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ON THE BEACH

I’m on the Gold Coast at the moment. A week ago I left Sydney and headed north with the aim of finishing the novel I’ve been working on for the past 18 months. I was also hoping for warmer weather, … Continue reading

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WHY ARE YOU ON THE ROAD?

Yesterday I attended a six-hour crime writing workshop at the New South Wales Writers Centre with Barry Maitland, a Scottish born, Australian author of crime fiction. Barry’s first crime novel was the Marx Sisters, published in 1994. Since then he has … Continue reading

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A CONVERSATION WITH GINA

Sean. B. Fraser is the author of Betrayal and Deception, an action thriller about a case of identity theft and misplaced trust. To read more about Sean go to seanbfraser.com Sean took the time out of his busy writing schedule to … Continue reading

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FUTURE LOOKS BLEAK FOR ASYLUM

‘She sighed. She had an eerie feeling about Callan Park, like a tingling sensation in her spine that made her think of a B-grade horror movie. She massaged the back of her neck and realised how tense she was. Rimis … Continue reading

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