Two-Faced: Powerful Theme In THE OTHER TWIN

Two-Faced: Powerful Theme In THE OTHER TWIN

All About Theme I’m delighted to announce my debut crime novel, The Other Twin, has been selected as one of 9 Harrowing Thrillers with a Twist Of Family Drama by Wiki Ezvid, the world’s first video Wiki! It’s a real honour to appear in this round-up, since ‘harrowing family drama’ is EXACTLY the theme I…

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Top 5 Brilliant Books Set In Brighton

My crime debut, The Other Twin, is set in Brighton, UK. I grew up in  a seaside town myself, plus Brighton is perhaps best known for its LGBT community (a key theme in the book), so I wanted to bring this place to life in my writing … So I looked to how others had…

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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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How I Wrote My Crime Debut, The Other Twin

Here’s an early plotting experiment via index card of my crime debut, The Other Twin. This was over eighteen months ago, so the narrative threads changed A LOT as I outlined, re-outlined and even returned to page one several times! The path for this one did not run smooth AT ALL. Back then, it even…

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My Top 6 Unlikeable Women In Fiction

This great link from Book Riot turned up on my social media feeds recently – 100 Must-Read Books With Unlikeable Women. It’s SUCH  comprehensive list and there’s plenty on there to add the TBR! As I’ve written before, I LOVE an ‘unlikeable’ woman (though I’d call them ‘enigmatic’, rather than unlikeable!!). My protagonist in my debut,…

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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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