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Mar.17.2014
On Thursday 13 March I was welcomed by a very lively group of writers at the Chiltern Writers Group where I was pleased to be able to pass on some tips and techniques on writing a novel. My talk was on the perfect system for planning, researching, plotting and writing a novel. I covered from...
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Feb.17.2014
Whose story is it?  That is a question every writer needs to ask him or herself before starting to write a novel, or if not then certainly while writing and revising it. From whose viewpoint are you telling the story?  Is it single viewpoint or multiple viewpoint? Is it male or...
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Feb.03.2014
February sees the publication in paperback of  Death Lies Beneath, the eighth in the series of British Police Procedural crime novels featuring the flawed and rugged detective, DI Andy Horton.   It will also be released as an unabridged audio book published by Isis Publishing and...
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Jan.15.2014
My first radio interview of 2014 was on 15 January.  It was a very early start to reach the BBC Radio Solent studios in Southampton from Hayling Island, Hampshire where I live, by 6.30a.m. but at least I avoided the rush hour traffic on the very busy M27. I was talking to the lovely...
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Dec.06.2013
A visit to the newly refurbished Sandhurst Library in Bracknell Forest on 4 December was the perfect way to finish a busy year of talks and public appearances in 2013. Not only were the audience lovely and packed with some die hard DI Andy Horton fans but after my talk about murder, crime and...
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Nov.05.2013
Over 130 people gathered at the National Museum of the Royal Navy in the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard on a blustery day, punctuated by the occasional shower, on Saturday 2 November to listen to two panels of crime authors, crime experts and police debate crime fiction and...
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Oct.28.2013
Last week I was invited onto two more more radio stations  to talk about my crime novels following my appearance on the Julian Clegg Breakfast Show on BBC Radio Solent on 14 October. On Thursday 24 October at 11am I was delighted to be Tony Smith's guest on Angel Radio, talking about the...
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Oct.18.2013
The final talk of my mini book tour of South Wales on the 3 October 2013 on the publication in the UK of the tenth in the DI Andy Horton crime series, Death Surge, was at Neath Library. The town of  Neath is situated in the principal area of Neath Port Talbot located on the River Neath....
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Oct.16.2013
The second day of my mini book tour of South Wales on 3 October 2013 on the publication in the UK of the tenth in the DI Andy Horton crime series, Death Surge, started with a coffee and a lovely walk along the delightful seafront in Porthcawl (town by the sea) where I picked up some amusing and...
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Sep.18.2013
In 1996 the Left Coast Crime Convention — held annually somewhere in the Western US — was held in Boulder, Colorado. Perhaps due to that Party Feeling that comes over a person in the hometown of the U. of Colorado it was a blast. One of the highlights was a variety show by writers at the Boulderado...