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10 Great Films Adapted From Crime Novels
In advance of the upcoming release of my latest novel, Risk Factor, I got to thinking about the possibly of adapting[...]
9 Crime Podcasts To Get Your Blood Boiling
Winter’s chill is coming, and you know what that means: a fresh crop of true-crime podcasts. Tune into these nine[...]
Lamingtons Are An Australia Day Tradition
On the 26 January, Australians celebrate Australia Day. An old advertising jingle once said that to be Australian you had[...]
The Nicole Kelly Interview – The Untold Ned Kelly Story
Ned Kelly is Australian folklore royalty. Every Aussie has heard the Ned Kelly story. Most think they know everythying about[...]
In Conversation With Radio Superstar Toni Lontis
350 Platforms Across The World - Let's Meet Host Toni Lontis Toni Lontis' reach is truly global. Each week thousands[...]
Rising Australian Children’s Book Author Lisa Van Der Wielen: The Interview
It's with pleasure to present another in The Interview Series; today with rising Australian children's book author, Lisa Van Der[...]
Editor Carolyn Martinez Interview
"The holder of the red pen is in charge" - an anonymous editor The red pen gives me anxiety. I'm[...]
12 Rules I Live By As An Author
12 Daily Rules I've been trying to get a bit of routine into my life, create a few daily rituals.[...]
7 Ways Book Readers Can Beat Coronavirus [2020]
How Book Readers Can Beat Coronavirus There's nothing funny about coronavirus; that's why I'm putting this article together. We need[...]
39 True Crime Podcasts [2020 Edition]
True Crime Podcasts 2020 - The Definitive List (thanks to Marie Claire Magazine) We love true crime here , but[...]
Mystery Fiction vs Detective Fiction
According to Encyclopedia the difference between mystery and detective fiction is mystery books require hidden secrets, which over the course[...]
3 Characteristics That Define Mystery Flash Fiction
Mystery flash fiction is a sub-genre of flash fiction and rates as one of the most popular. Mystery Flash Fiction[...]
The Definitive Guide Of Tweed Coast Murder Towns
Tweed Coast Murder Towns are fictional. Fake news. The Tweed Coast in northern New South Wales, Australia is one on[...]
8 Problems With Writing Short Reads in 2020
There is a problem with writing short reads. The real problem is that it's not just one. The list seems[...]
QWC’s Adaptable Program Shortlists C T Mitchell
Adaptable attracts Australia's best writers fora once in a life time opportunity. Late last year I got involved in theQueensland[...]
4 Top Goal Setting Strategies For Writers In Coronavirus Times [2020 Updated Edition]
Goal Setting for Writers - It's That Time Of Year. [Coronavirus strategy included in this update.] With around two weeks[...]
Why I Don’t Enter Mystery Writing Competitions
Mystery Writing Competitions - Good or Bad? Mystery writing competitions are plentiful if you want to enter your work to[...]
Murder Secret Book Trailer – Don’t Watch It In The Dark
Murder Secret Book Trailer - A Psychological Thiller Murder Secret is my latest psychological thriller. One dark secret. Five acts[...]
Best Thriller Books At Austin Macauley Publishing
Looking for the best thriller books? You'll find them at Austin Macauley Publishing What Makes A Best Thriller Novel The[...]
How I Wrote 20 Mystery eBooks In 20 Months
Have you ever wanted to write mystery eBooks but procrastinated for so long you never got started? You're not alone.[...]