Top 5 Items That Brighten Up My Editing Work

Being a script reader and editor at WRITESOFLUID, I read a lot of scripts and novels, plus I do a lot of annotating and note-taking prior to report-writing. Being a self-confessed stationery geek this works out great for me, as I have a valid excuse (or at least one I can put on my expenses)…

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CRIMINALLY GOOD: interview with author C. Hope Clark

1) So, who are you & what have you written?  My name is C. Hope Clark, author of The Carolina Slade Mysteries and The Edisto Island Mysteries, both set in my gorgeous state of South Carolina. Both involve flawed yet strong women who are anxious to fight for both justice and their families. Carolina Slade…

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CRIMINALLY GOOD: interview with author Sanjida Kay

1) So, who are you and what have you written?  I’m Sanjida Kay and I write psychological thrillers. My first one is called, Bone by Bone, and is about a mother who discovers her daughter is being bullied and tries to deal with the bully herself…with tragic consequences. My second is The Stolen Child, which…

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Why Coffee Helps Me Through The Day

Today, just a little something fun … When I asked my blogging, writing and publishing friends what their favourite reading and writing products are, I was expecting gadgets, stationery, software … But today we have publishing assistant Emma Mitchell in praise of coffee! Gotta say, I agree with everything Emma says – I’m a serious…

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CRIMINALLY GOOD: interview with author Paul Harrison

1) So, who are you & what have you written? Hi, my name is Paul Harrison, I’m a retired police detective with a career spanning three decades. I’ve also worked at the Royal Courts of Justice with High Court Judges, and with charities working in the support field for survivors of child sex abuse. Check out my…

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BOOK VERSUS FILM: Notes On A Scandal

The Book Notes On A Scandal tells the story from Barbara’s point of view when she becomes entangled with Sheba, a middle class housewife teaching for the first time in Barbara’s inner city school. Shockingly, Sheba has an affair with a fifteen year old boy which proves her downfall. This is not because she ends…

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INFOGRAPHIC: 12 Books to Read Before You Die

There’s so many classics, so little time … So WHICH examples of great literature should you read?? When I spotted this infographic, I thought this was a pretty good list. Lots of these titles are readily available and often fairly cheap (especially on Kindle). All of them have left have a lasting impression on fiction…

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