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How To Write A Book Synopsis

Originally posted on Carly Watters, Literary Agent Blog:
Many writers I know find writing a synopsis VERY difficult. There’s so much you want to include. How do you decide what to leave out? How long it is supposed to be?…

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On The Other Side (or too much of the wrong Sci-Fi)

You know you’re not getting enough Sci-Fi TV when you start thinking the Twelve Monkeys spin-off is quite good. When I was a teenager growing up on the other side of the planet, I used to feel completely cut off … Continue reading

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What do you do when you’ve finished an enormous novel?

I finished my new novel mid-May and for a long time felt rather lost.  I write because I want to escape into a life that isn’t my own and with that escape gone, I had no idea what to do … Continue reading

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The X-Files has lost its X

I loved The X-Files.  I still remember watching the first episode and how exhilarated it made me feel.  I was blown away that someone else had the same thoughts I did.  I was so hungry for this type of television … Continue reading

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Spooked

FREE:  http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00DTTQ7E2 (until Friday 18th only) All the titles of my Exodus Sequence stories have double – or triple – meanings.  I loved playing around with them and discovering more ways that the title could work.  In “Wired,” the prison … Continue reading

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Author Reviews on Goodreads

WIRED Writing this short story was an exercise in restraint – I held back on the violence so hard that you can feel it under the skin of the main character. He barely moves and says very little but you … Continue reading

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A rose by any other name

Why did Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell tank on TV? It was brilliant….. Continue reading

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