Behind The Crime (Novel): In Conversation With LV Hay

This post appeared originally on Greenacre Writers. Read the original post, HERE.  I loved the questions asked here – they really made me think, especially 2 and 3! Writing the character I mention in number 3 was really tough; I had to do a lot of research and reflection to fathom why someone might behave…

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Top Secrets of Book Blogging with LV Hay

This post originally appeared on ‘Befriend A Book Blogger’ with author Rebecca Bradley. Read the original post, HERE. 1) How long have you been book blogging and what prompted you to start? I only started book blogging in January 2016. I’d been reviewing books for about a year by this point on Goodreads and Amazon,…

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Top 10 Twins In Books And Movies

The lovely Donna at the Chocolate N’ Waffles book blog has been spotlighting Orenda Books all this month … So, as my debut The Other Twin is out with this great publisher this year, I thought I’d write her a guest post! You can view the original post, HERE and follow Donna on Twitter as…

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Top 5 Thursday

Thanks very much to Lorraine at Review Cafe for having me recently over at her blog! Lorraine asked me some GREAT questions on my must-read authors and books, as well as other tips and tricks. Here’s the blog post in full, or if you prefer, check it out on Review Cafe HERE or by clicking…

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5 Crime Fiction Blunders To Avoid

The original article appeared on Women Writers, Women’s Books. Follow them on Twitter as @womenwriters. In addition to being an author, I am a big crime fiction, psychological thriller and mystery fan. Though I have always read this genre, I’ve spent the last year absolutely immersing myself in it, reading and reviewing everything I can….

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Top 5 Ghostly Narrators In Crime Fiction

This guest post was originally on the awesome CrimeFictionLover site! To view the original, CLICK HERE or on either of the pics below. Enjoy! ‘Narrator’ is defined in the dictionary as ‘a person who narrates something, especially a character who recounts the events of a novel.’ But what if our narrator is not a flesh and blood…

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What Can Screenwriters Learn From Crime Fiction?

Over at Scriptmag, I’ve had a column on screenwriting for several years. To shake things up, I’ve decided to put crime fiction under the spotlight and discover what screenwriters can learn from this genre. Enjoy! Remember, if you want to read the whole article, CLICK HERE or on any of the pics! 1) Crime fiction…

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Everything You Need To Know About Star Ratings

So I was on the lovely Emma Welton’s Damp Pebbles blog talking about star ratings recently! So many reviewers have different feelings about stars, such as how they should be used and what they mean, that I thought I’d share my take with everyone. Enjoy! If there’s anything that gets authors, readers, book bloggers and…

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