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Imposter Syndrome, SciFi Scarbrough & really wild things…

Confession time. I have never done a book signing. Oh, I have signed books for people, I am more than happy to, though I am generally slightly bemused anyone wants me to sign a book. But I have never done … Continue reading

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Research and the novelist

On occasion, prospective writers will ask for advice on how to become a better writer. Join any faceache writers group, and you will see a dozen questions of this type a day. Occasionally those asking such questions will even listen … Continue reading

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Harvey Duckman presents…

Harvey Duckman presents is the first in a series of collected works of suspense and mystery in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror and steampunkery, called, oddly enough Harvey Duckman Presents… This anthology features work by exciting new voices … Continue reading

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Stocktaking…

March is here, the daffodils have poked their heads out in my garden, winter is tailing off into spring and the anniversary of the death of Caesar looms soon upon us. It is at this time of year, because some … Continue reading

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I Love books…

I learned to wonder at a tender age, wandering through a wardrobe, to a lamppost in the snow. I  learned of courage on the walls of the deep while an elf and dwarf bickered in the face of a white … Continue reading

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Sparks of Inspiration

“Where do you get your idea’s from?” Now there is a question that writers get asked so often it has become proverbial, if not a full-blown cliche. It’s one of those things that aspiring writers ask the experienced writers almost … Continue reading

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Quote me not…

Life is not so much about begins and endings, but about going on and on and on, its about muddling through the middle ~ Anna Quin With that in mind, because the quote appealed to me, as quotes sometimes do, … Continue reading

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