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*

Originally posted on Confessions of a Mystery Novelist…:
Ray Bradbury is said to have made this observation: ? ‘You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.’ ? If you think about…

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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*

Originally posted on Confessions of a Mystery Novelist…:
Not long ago, I read an interesting post from D.S. Nelson about things that it’s best not to say to pregnant women. The post is both witty and spot-on – well-written and…

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

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There’s nothing like an exotic setting to add a sense of atmosphere, not to mention excitement, to a crime novel. And for many Westerners it doesn’t get much more exotic than Bangkok.…

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I said do you speak my language*

Originally posted on Confessions of a Mystery Novelist…:
An interesting comment exchange with Australian author Angela Savage has got me thinking about dialects and accents. Before I go any further, let me encourage you to check out Savage’s books Behind…

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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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