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A Download for Facebook Friends

Thanks to everyone who asked to read my story. I just hope you like it! Briefly: Journalist Charlie Lockhart is forced leave his family and disappear after one of his sources … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dear Greenpeace…

Dear Greenpeace. Please stop referring to your cameraman Roman Dolgov as a ‘freelance journalist’ who should be treated differently from the others in the group of activists who have been … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Today seems like a good day for my favorite Mandela quotes.

Today, I’m thinking about Nelson Mandela, a great leader, skilful orator and eloquent writer. 1. “No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or … Continue reading

June 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

R.I.P Roger Ebert: 10 Movies He Hated

R.I.P Roger Ebert: 10 Movies He Hated.

April 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why you never really lose ten percent in the second draft.

I’m in the middle of editing my third novel, Helter Skelter at the moment. I’m creating a second draft. So what does that mean exactly? Good question. A draft means … Continue reading

March 24, 2013 · 3 Comments

Cocaine for Writers.

Show me a writer that doesn’t want to be read, and I’ll show you a liar. Writing is hard work. It’s nearly midnight, I’ve done a full days work, come … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

News stories that sound like unlikely thriller plots

I often scour through the newspapers for interesting stories which one day might inspire a plot in a future story. This week has offered up some amazing real-life stories which … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Great readers of the world.

Ever wonder what the world would look like if countries were the size of their appetite for reading? Well, it would look like this: Here’s an interesting study about how … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

An Error of Comedies.

It can’t possibly be right to blame Mel Greig and Michael Christian for the death of Jacintha Saldanha, the woman they prank called a few days earlier. This might be … Continue reading

December 9, 2012 · 2 Comments