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Planning Your Writing

I’ve written another essay on writing for the excellent Nothing in the Rule Book website, this time about planning. It’s one of those topics writers worry about and regularly argue about – should you do any, doesn’t it kill creativity, how much

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On The Nature of Reviewing

A happy New Year to you all. I hope, if you celebrate Christmas, you had a merry one. If not, I hope you still had a merry December. I’m currently on a beach in Okinawa getting the holiday that was

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@JeansThoughts Recommends Silma Hill

Look for a Christmas present? On her wonderful video blog Jean Menzies has recommended Silma Hill:

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A Reading from Silma Hill

  Halloween is coming, the perfect time to curl up with a scary book. Here’s me reading from Silma Hill to get you in the mood. If you’re in Australia it’s still part of their Kindle Monthly Deals for a few

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Silma Hill on BBC Radio 2

In the lead up to Halloween, Silma Hill was discussed on Clare Balding’s BBC Radio 2 show. If you want, you can have a listen on the BBC Iplayer here. It starts at 42.21 and again at 57.30.

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Award-winning Friends and Reviews

Hi folks, I’ll be back soon with a proper update and some big news but in the meantime here are two nuggets of happiness to tide you over. First off, Kirstin Innes – an old friend and fellow stablemate at Freight

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Jim’s Books Review of Silma Hill

I’m medulla oblongata deep in edits on my third novel. It’s going surprisingly well although I’ve still to get to the really tough bit and I still don’t know what to do about the ending. Oh well, I’ll think of something.

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