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The Complexity of a review…

A little over six years now I had a odd dream, woke up in a cold sweat, scribbled some rather idiosyncratic notes, and then tried fleetingly to get back to sleep. After an hour of staring at the ceiling, as … Continue reading

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Indie Friday roundup

You have probably never heard of #IndieFriday . There could be many reasons for this, perhaps you don’t religiously venerate hashtags, for example, though that would seem to be a heresy within the church of the internet…. Perhaps while interested … Continue reading

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Choosing Names for Your Characters

One of the most important decisions you can make about a character is their name. Whether it’s their first, middle, or last name, it imbues your character with the very essence of who they are. There are so many names … Continue reading

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Maybe: A Victorian Steampunk Mystery

Maybe, for anyone unaware, was released a week ago on the ides of march and despite all the current problems the world is facing, it’s done remarkably well. Sadly, however, several of the events I was due to attend with … Continue reading

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Hannibalisums #3

Old Hannibal says some strange things at times. As such this is an irregular series of quotes form the Hannibal Smyth novels, because occasionally one should probably remember to do some promotion work for ones own novels for a change… … Continue reading

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A Merry Harvey Christmas To all…

Its never too late to release another book (been a busy year for me , Two novels  and stories in five anthologies) In all likelihood the final book release of the year… The ever indubitable Harvey ‘tinsel and reindeer candy’ … Continue reading

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Fact or Fiction? : Indie October Guest Post From Kate Baucherel

What were the earliest things you learned from reading fiction? These are some of my memories. Aged six, I discovered that scientists could accelerate atomic particles in a cyclotron – for what purpose I had no idea – thanks to … Continue reading

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Indie April#7: Magpies of Misanthropy

It’s Indie April, a celebration of all things Indie, be it novels, movies, music or art. The idea being to encourage interaction between indie creatives, and that most elusive of beasties the wider audience, and it is a time to … Continue reading

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Pointless list of wonderfulness 3

Clearly, it would be an act of wisdom for me to take the time to encourage people to visit my blog, as opposed to reading the blogs of others. I am, however, not wise, nor am I so calculating. Besides, … Continue reading

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Pointless list of wonderfulness 2

To reiterate the original of these posts: Like most people who blog, I read a lot of blogs. I probably don’t read as many blogs as I should, as I am forever saving a link to my bookmarks and never quite … Continue reading

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