Category Archives: Hannibal Smyth

Nanowrimo and stuff update…

November had been a busy month of writer stuff so far. Not least because its NaNoWriMo and I have been determined form the start to make a fist of it this year. Hence I have been too busy writing to … Continue reading

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Free Harvey Duckman

To celebrate the release of Harvey Duckman Presents Book 3 on Halloween. The Kindle edition of the first book in this wonderful series is available free on Kindle on the 30th and 31st. If you have not yet got a … Continue reading

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Harvey The Third…

One of the most exciting things I have been involved in over the last year and a bit has been Sixth Element Publishing the Harvey Duckman Presents anthology’s. From it’s inception (reputably over a few beers in a pub one … Continue reading

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Them That Ask No Questions…

Readers are seldom aware of just how much research can go into writing a novel. It’s a neat trick of smoke and mirrors most writers perform, in that the research gets hidden beyond plain sight, so the reader never see … Continue reading

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From Russia With Tassels

The Second Hannibal Smyth Misadventure has landed, taking up the story of that notable and somewhat ignoble gentleman’s adventures from the Himalayan cell he found himself imprisoned in at the end of ‘A Spider In The Eye’. Our ‘hero’ has … Continue reading

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It’s the little things that drive you crazy…

I’m currently working my way through a print proof copy of ‘From Russia With Tassels’, carefully trying to catch those last few little typo’s syntax errors and the very occasional misbegotten sentence that needs one final little polish. This is … Continue reading

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Blurbing: Reduxed

Way back in December last year, a month or so before ‘A Spider In the Eye’ was released I made a post about blurbing. The art of writing a blurb for the back of a paperback. I was having a … Continue reading

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