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If You’d Told Me I was Going to be a Writer by guest author by Miriam Drori

Today I am delighted that my friend and fellow author, Miriam Drori has made time to join me and tell me about her lifelong writing journey. Thank you for sharing your experience, Miriam. If you’d told me, when I was ten, that I was going to be a writer, I’d have laughed. That was when, …

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Editing – Mediorce Book -vs-Best-Seller by guest author L.K.Kelley

This article by L K Kelley was published on 19 June 2019 and first appeared in https://whitewolfprophecy.wordpress.com/2016/06/19/editing-mediocre-book-vs-best-seller/. Reading has always been my very favorite thing to do all my life.  But, since e-books have appeared, the book world of books has exploded, and competition is everywhere! Everyone writes today. That’s easy to see based on the …

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Writer vs Author and Why I Want to be Both by guest author Teresa Morse

Teresa Morse is a writer of YA fantasy and poetry. She was awarded the first place prize in Original Poetry at the Sigma Tau Delta International Convention in 2013. She lives in Kansas with her husband and works from home as a transcript editor. When she’s not writing, she bakes, plays with her pug, and …

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Around Ireland with a Fridge by Tony Hawk

Antony Gordon Hawksworth, better known as Tony Hawks, is a British comedian and author. He was born in Brighton, England on 12 May, 1960. He was educated at Brighton, Hove and Sussex Grammar School and Brighton College.  I met him when he was promoting Round Ireland with a Fridge at a fair in Earl’s Court in London. …

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Sleepyhead by Mark Billingham

The author, Mark Billingham was born and brought up in Birmingham, England.  He worked for a while as an actor, then later as a T V writer and a stand-up comedian.  The book, Sleepyhead was his first novel.  It was published in 2001 and was an instant best seller.   It introduces D I Tom Thorne, …

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S Thompson

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S Thompson has a cult following and was recommended to me by the co-ordinator of the first book group I ever joined.  He found the author to be a very interesting character. Hunter Stockton Thompson was an American author and journalist. Born in Louisville, Kentucky to a …

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Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs

 Deja Dead was Kathy Reichs’s debut crime novel and inspired such widespread excitement. It won the 1998 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel. I really enjoy Kathy Reichs books, but they do get a bit technical in parts.  She is an American author but has a tendency to drop into French dialogue.  That might be off putting …

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The Islamist by Ed Husain

“The Islamist: Why I joined Radical Islam in Britain, What I saw inside and Why I Left”  by Ed Husain is a fascinating story which gave me insight into the methods and mindset of cults and extremist groups of all kinds, but particularly Muslim extremists. In addition, as I am not Muslim I found the array …

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White Rose Rebel by Janet Paisley

I first came across Janet Paisley, who is an award winning poet and author, when I was studying Creative Writing in Stirling, Scotland.  She read some of her amazing poetry to us.  She writes in both Scots and English.  As a result of this I have always thought of her as a poet, first and …

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Second Chance by Jane Green

Jane Green is the author of fourteen New York Times best selling novels, dealing with real women and all the things life throws at them, with her trademark wisdom, wit and warmth.  A former feature writer for the Daily Express newspaper in the UK, Green took a leap in faith when she left, in 1996, …

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