April 1, 2014

Fiction author censored by Chinese Government through its printers

I never thought I’d see the day when my thrillers would come to the attention of the Chinese Government. But THIRST, my Antarctic thriller, has done […]
March 26, 2014

To plot or not to plot? That old chestnut

I’m preparing my notes for a crime fiction workshop I’ll be running at the NSW Writers’ Centre in May – The Criminal Element. The focus is on […]
February 26, 2014

Cli-Fi: can fiction save the planet?

In the Climate Spectator of 25 January the author, David Holmes, asks the following question: Cli-Fi: could a literary genre save the planet? The article begins […]
August 27, 2013

On Capturing Mood

This article on Capturing Mood appeared in WQ Magazine’s August 2013 edition. ‘My task, which I am trying to achieve, is by the power of the […]
August 27, 2013

On Capturing Mood in WQ magazine

My article on Capturing Mood appeared in WQ magazine in August 2013.
August 7, 2013

Hooking the reader

I spend more time on my opening chapter than any other. So does Stephen King. Follow this link to an interesting article on Stephen King in The […]
June 25, 2013

Join me in Paradise, Whitsunday Writers’ Festival 12-14 July

I am so excited to be a part of the Whitsunday Writers’ Festival 2013, which kicks off on Friday 12th July with my one day thriller […]
June 13, 2013

more from crimefest 2013

Jeremy Duns and I sat in the bar very late talking about thrillers, how we write them and what inspires us. Yes, this photo is at 2am, […]
June 11, 2013

CrimeFest 2013 round-up: Jeffery Deaver, Zoe Sharp, Tom Harper and so many more

CrimeFest 2013 was a blast. Not only because I met so many wonderful crime fiction and thriller reading enthusiasts, but because I got to chat to […]

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