Monthly Archives: January 2012

Book Review – The Istanbul Puzzle, by Laurence O’Bryan

I was eager to read The Istanbul Puzzle, after following Laurence O’Bryan’s path to publication for some time now. If you haven’t heard of, it’s Harper Collins’ rather clever idea to find new writers. The concept is simple – … Continue reading

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Crime Writers’ Association – Debut Dagger

I’m happy to report that I completed my entry to the Crime Writers’ Association Debut Dagger. And more importantly, submitted it. I was really pleased with the 2,700 word first chapter (which I polished until I could see it sparkle), … Continue reading

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Bookshelf Porn

What can I say? Click here for Bookshelf Porn.

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Pingu meets The Thing

I love the internet. Or the World Wide Inter Web, as I like to call it when I’m trying to sound cool. Normally just makes me sound like I’m getting old and trying just a little too hard. Anyway, I … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution

Firstly, apologies for my absence – you would think that moving hemispheres would mean I would have a lot to say. Well, I have no excuses, so let’s brush over that. I’ve reprinted the following image from a four-year-old blog … Continue reading

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