Category Archives: Books

Another Instalment #thelastwillofsvenandersen

It’s 1981, Mrs Thatcher is in power and the Australian cricket team is touring. Harry Spittle is in the last year of his legal training, as an articled clerk at Clifford Risely & Co. In this extract from the upcoming … Continue reading

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Life, Who Knew #lifeinaflash

This time, two years ago I was floggging through Nano – the National Novel Writing Month – trying to write 30 short stories in 30 days, each 1667 words long. They had to be in a variety of styles, genres, … Continue reading

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To Nano or not to Nano #worksinprogress #amwriting

A couple of Nanos ago – if you don’t know what ‘nano’ is, it is shorthand for the National Novel Writing Month where people set themselves the challenge of writing a 50,000 word book during November – I started on … Continue reading

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Dead Flies And Sherry Trifle #sequel #secondsequel

  I’ve been a bit absent recently, mostly due to a rather spiffing holiday and some bloginertia that followed. But I haven’t been idle. Far from it. I’ve been writing and reading and writing some more. All of this is … Continue reading

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Shaking Off Summer’s Dust: a few book reviews

I’ve taken a leaf out of others’ books, as it were and spent a chunk of this summer reading. I thought I’d share with you some of the books into which I’ve delved, just in case you have them in … Continue reading

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Buster & Moo plus book offers galore #Buster&Moo

My latest book goes live on 15th July and I’m giddy with excitement. Well, as an ex lawyer with a iffy back ‘giddy’ is something of an exaggeration but pretty pleased certainly covers it. I hope you might feel inclined … Continue reading

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Cover Art #deadflieandsherrytrifle

My first book, Dead Flies and Sherry Trifle is now three years old. At the time I published it I still had a lot to learn. One aspect was the cover. I asked my nephew, whose career as an artist … Continue reading

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