Learning from the masters – Peter Robinson #amwriting

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Crime fiction is one of the old stand-bys for me, when I’m looking for something to read that’s interesting, and a bit brain challenging. The old whodunnit. I enjoyed Agatha Christie’s work and I’ve read a number of others, mainly … Continued

Can you call yourself a writer before you’ve written one million words? #amwriting

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Okay, it’s rant time again. I regularly pop around the blogoverse to see what’s what and I’ll often read a writing-related post. I did that yesterday (sorry, can’t find the post in question) and read the whole damn thing even … Continued

Learning from the masters – Isaac Asimov’s “Caves of Steel” #amwriting

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This is the first of a series of posts I’m writing about what we (as writers) can learn from the works of published authors. I’m in the process of re-reading Isaac Asimov’s first robot novel – The Caves of Steel. … Continued

Some things I wonder about zombies

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I’ve decided I must be odd. I confessed in an earlier post that I don’t understand vampires as sex objects and I fear I must reveal my strangeness once again by admitting that zombies are… just… yuck disgusting and what … Continued

Another take on writing what you know

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In the last few days I’ve been writing a short story to do with one of the major characters in my Morgan Selwood series. Admiral Ashkar Ravindra is commander of the Manesai fleet which ‘rescues’ Supertech Morgan Selwood and her … Continued

Chasing rainbows

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Esperance is down on the southern West Australian coastline, an absolute jewel for those willing to take the time to visit. Showers accompany us along the road from Albany and rainbows appear – on both sides of the road. By … Continued

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