Tag Archives: Margot Kinberg

The Half-Child, re-birthed

My second novel The Half-Child is probably my personal favourite of my books, so it’s always a particular source of delight when it rates a mention on the internet and/or in real life. The book was published in 2010, making … Continue reading

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I’d Like to Know What You’ve Learned*

Regular readers of this blog will know I’m a big fan of Margot Kinberg and her blog, Confessions of a Mystery novelist. Here I share Margot’s wonderful recent post on raising children who read.

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Meet the Main Character Blog Tour

I’ve been invited by crime fiction writer and über blogger Margot Kinberg to participate in the Meet the Main Character Blog Tour. (Fans of crime fiction would be mad not to follow Margot’s blog Confessions of a Mystery Novelist to marvel at and share … Continue reading

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Just One Look, That’s All it Took*

Readers of this blog will know I’m a big fan of Margot Kinberg’s wonderful blog, Confessions of a Mystery Novelist. Margot’s latest post, on adoption in crime fiction, makes fascinating reading. Fraud in overseas adoption was the subject of my … Continue reading

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One Night in Bangkok and the World’s Your Oyster*

Here’s a post close to my heart: Margot Kinberg blogs about crime novels set in Bangkok. And yes, Jayne Keeney gets a mention.

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I said do you speak my language*

Crime fiction blogger par excellence Margot Kinberg recently posted on a subject dear to my heart: how writers capture nuances of language and dialect in dialogue without either sounding condescending or alienating the reader. Years ago I read a novel … Continue reading

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Hard Labour starts to pay off

There are times when maintaining a blog is a drag, a necessary evil for a fiction writer who would frankly rather spend her precious time writing fiction. Times when I struggle to find something interesting to blog about. Other times … Continue reading

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