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pauline-rowson's picture
Oct.04.2010
My marine mystery crime novels featuring Inspector Andy Horton and my thrillers are set on the south coast of England, in the Solent area with Portsmouth CID being Inspector Andy Horton’s patch.  After reading an article in The News, Portsmouth’s local daily newspaper, I was reminded that when I...
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Jan.20.2010
An important task for many writers is marketing themselves and their books. This cannot be left solely to the publisher who has a whole range of books to promote and usually across many genres.  In the larger publishing houses there are publicists whose responsibility it is to help promote certain...
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Sep.01.2009
It's official, Autumn is here (according to the Metrological office in Great Britain or the Fall as it's called in the US) and it's shaping up to be a lively time with several book signings and talks lined up for me, as well as the  release of The Suffocating Sea (an Inspector Horton Marine Mystery...
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May.13.2009
I’ve just returned from giving two talks in Cornwall where the sun was shining, the sea was blue and the crowds were flocking to St Ives, which was my first port of call on Tuesday morning at 11am.  I met some delightful people as always and my heartfelt thanks to them for listening to me talking...
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Feb.03.2009
That's Technology, Entertainment, Design, a site based on an annual conference dedicated to ideas. There are over 200 talks available from participants like Anna Deavere Smith, excerpting her solo show "On the Road: A Search for American Character." She does Studs Terkel, convict Paulette...
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Jan.01.2009
2009 promises to be a busy year for me with seven of my books being published. But before I look ahead to 2009 I thought I'd just reflect on what has gone before in 2008.  So here goes:  Looking back at 2008 In Cold Daylight, my thriller featuring Adam Greene, reached the top ten shortlist for the...
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Nov.14.2008
If you haven't seen it already, the New York Library Association has issued a press release about upcoming budget cuts for that state's 73 library systems. Right now $20 million has been trimmed off its already reduced budget of $99 million (from $103 milliion, in 2007). And guess what? This will...
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Sep.11.2008
I’m giving a talk tomorrow at Bracknell Library in Berkshire, Hampshire, and I am looking forward to it.  It is always good to connect with people, and at these types of events to discuss books (not only mine but other writers) and to discover what people like and why they like them.  It also helps...
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Aug.11.2008
This is my first blog entry on the Red Room so I thought I'd pinch an item I posted on my blog http://www.paulinerowson.com/ In the UK it is  National Year of Reading and some of the events I've undertaken have helped to promote this worthwhile initiative. So I thought I'd take a moment to look...