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    Readers, writers… and riders :)

    October 16, 2020

    One of the funny things about writing a book is the way you lose control of it, once you put it out there. When you’re sitting writing, it’s all your own world, to move in any way you please (although it often doesn’t feel like that, as the characters seem to develop their own free will from the off ) but once the book is published, it belongs not to you, but to your readers. I’ve mostly loved this part…

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    Meet the Author – Alex Macbeth

    I’m very glad to be hosting fellow crime author Alex Macbeth on my blog today. Alex’s gripping thriller, Red Die, is set in Mozambique and has been widely praised for its sense of place.…

    March 19, 2020
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    Feeling pensieve …

    One of my favourite ideas in the Harry Potter series was the pensieve, where you could syphon off thoughts and leave them swirling mysteriously in a rather beautiful stone bowl. In the novels, these…

    October 5, 2011
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    Happy ever after …..

    I’ve always been a hopeless romantic. As a child, in all my favourite stories, the princess glided away to a happy ending with her prince. In my teens, I graduated to Jilly Cooper’s jolly…

    October 3, 2011