Monthly Archives: May 2012

The World Is Getting Stranger: Psychics Who Talk to Animals

Australian newspapers carried stories this week about Pea Horsley, an English woman who is coming to Australia. Ms Horsley can read your pet’s mind – even if they’re dead. Horsley, an ex-theatre manager, says she was a confirmed atheist and … Continue reading

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The world is getting stranger: stealing bridges.

What do you do with a stolen bridge? My eyes nearly popped out of my head when I saw this article in the newspapers. A gang of thieves in the Czech Republic stole the strangest thing: a bridge. Not just … Continue reading

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Knowing you could have prevented your sister’s death.

Today I released my new novel, Fire Damage, on Amazon Kindle. How do you get over knowing that you could have prevented your sister’s murder? Cameron Oakwood is an intelligence analyst whose sister and nephew were killed in a car … Continue reading

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A blast from the past…

I could almost believe in re-incarnation after what I’ve just come from. Well, Ok, I haven’t had a real religious experience – just a short but vivid trip back to my youth. Remember the Swedish pop group Abba? Of course … Continue reading

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Two good blogs I’ve read.

Melissa Donovan has a very good article on whether or not writers should “write what they know” here. Kate George drew my attention to this article on the six-stage Hollywood plot structure. Hollywood movies go in distinct stages, with a … Continue reading

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If you like Janet Evanovich, you might like…

Ever read any Janet Evanovich? My favorite has “Hard Eight”. If you like Janet Evanovich, you want want to check out Kate George’s “Bree MacGowan” series. Check her blog at kategeorge.com. It’s not many writers who can combine mystery crime and … Continue reading

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