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Inducement to Read Free. Did the Experiment Work?

  In my last post ten days ago I explained the reasons behind my decision to put out a FREE ebook on Amazon and Smashwords. The theory behind the decision is nothing new, so after careful consideration, I changed the price of … 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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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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WHERE DOES YOUR LITERARY INSPIRATION COME FROM?

‘My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way.’ Ernest Hemingway. I am often asked where my literary inspiration comes from. Anywhere, everywhere, from people I meet on … 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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