My good friend, Laurence O'Bryan is reknowned as a puzzle master. Read his first book 'The Istanbul Puzzle' to find out. Recently I asked Laurence (or LOB as I call him) about using puzzles within his novels. He offered to write my a guest post about it. In my mystery novel, The Istanbul Puzzle, Sean … Continue reading The Mystery of the Missing Link Mosaic by Author Laurence O’Bryan
In the near future, I will be moving my blog over to a combined blog with my wife. The new address will be http://ideascaptured.com/blog. Please go and like me there.
I have come to the realisation there has not been much about me on my own blog, so I am planning to rectify this. There is news I promise, which I will list here for you: the publication of Long Lost Song the official book launch, which is Sunday 26 August rehearsals for Dreamboats, our … Continue reading What Happened to Me?
After my success at interviewing Kate Forsyth over two wonderful blog posts Part 1 here and Part 2 here (the second one helped me have my biggest day on my blog!), I asked her if she could think of some writerly friends that may be willing to being interviewed as well. Over time, I hope … Continue reading Upcoming Author Interviews
Under the full moon - #190/365 freedom imagery.
When you are in bed, have you ever wondered what do to with your arms? Do you put them beside you, under your head, stretched out in between? I wrap mine around my love, my muse, my partner, my wife Marieke. One arm under her neck with my hand gently grasping her breast. The other … Continue reading Lovers In Arms
Here I sit trying to work out if I can really keep my promise to a certain reader of publishing some writing that I have been doing. It is very dark stuff and goes places that I have little knowledge of. So I think for a while, deliberate, procrastinate and end up doing nothing. It … Continue reading Should I? Really?
I was lucky enough to be given a review copy of Eleven Seasons by Paul D Carter. It has just won the 2012 The Australian/Vogel's Literary Award for an unpublished manuscript by a writer under 35. There was a lot of buzz surrounding this book on Twitter just hours after it won, so I found … Continue reading Review of Vogel Award Winner ‘Eleven Seasons’ by Paul D Carter
Sheila Pierson has taken me to task about one of my blog posts. In Sharing Black Thoughts I stated that I may share some of the writing that I had been doing around a very dark and depressed character. In a comment she posted on the original blog post, she basically said what am I … Continue reading Nothing Like Being Dared!!
One stops so, by some force of nature, another starts. Like a game of verbal tag where the first one who misses their cue is the loser. A constant cacophony of uttered words to fill the void of quietude. Their voices almost identical in pitch and timbre. It was easy to see the relationship between … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Battling Rats