Monthly Archives: February 2014

Michael Innes, my favourite mystery author ~ Lynne Murphy

Michael Innes is the author of some 50 mystery novels or books of short stories and I own 40 of these. When I chose to blog about him as my favourite mystery author, I didn’t realize that I was going … Continue reading

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Standalones vs. Series ~ Vicki Delany

There are, basically, two types of mystery novels: standalones, in which characters appear once, never to be seen again, and series, in which characters feature in book after book. As a reader as well as a writer, I am torn … Continue reading

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Sex in Fiction – Part III: An Author’s Perspective on Doing The Nasty, by Lisa de Nikolits

“Half the bloggers we approached aren’t interested in your book.” – blog tour host “Why not?” – baffled author “Too much sex.” “Too much? In this day and age of fifty shades of erotica?” “We were surprised too but there’s … Continue reading

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Selling the Book ~ Joan O’Callaghan

When my first books, Amazing Days and Places to See, People to See, Things to Do, All Across Canada, were published in the 90s, marketing them was easy -I didn’t have to do a thing! My publisher, Scholastic Canada, did … Continue reading

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