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 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, […]
May 4, 2013

crimes against humanity in fiction – a talk for national law week

I am honoured to be supporting Australian National Law Week, the aim of which is to raise awareness of legal services and people’s rights in the […]
May 2, 2013

John Birmingham’s Cheeseburger Gothic blog features extract from THIRST

Delighted John Birmingham chose an extract from Thirst for his tell-em-how-it-is, hilariously funny and deeply thoughtful blog, Cheeseburger Gothic. No wonder John was a finalist in […]
February 3, 2013

books that changed me

The Sydney Morning Herald asked me to name five Books That Changed Me, and here is the link to the interview, which was published today. As a thriller author […]
January 28, 2013

thriller writing classes – Sydney, Brisbane and Perth February 2013

Last night I was on James O'Loghlin's show on ABC radio and the topic was writing courses: do they help budding authors? Naturally, because I run creative […]
January 27, 2013

Do creative writing courses work?

I'm joining James O'Loghlin and Kathryn Heyman on ABC radio to debate whether writing courses can help budding authors. Learning  writing techniques and the expectations of your […]
January 21, 2013

Free Kindle Books and Tips

Free Kindle Books and Tips is promoting my offer of free downloads of Thirst (via Amazon) from 19th to 22nd January 2013 Thank you to this great […]
January 8, 2013

Free download of THIRST Kindle ebook for 4 days from 19th January 2013 !

If you live outside Australia and New Zealand, you will be able to download an ebook copy of my action thriller, THIRST, from 1 minute after […]

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