Writing Archives - Best Mystery Books

Category Archives for Writing

The Definitive Guide To Not Getting Murdered On The Tweed Coast

Murder Towns are fictional. Fake news. The Tweed Coast in northern New South Wales, Australia is one on the most scenic areas to visit and even better live. Gorgeous rolling green hills, inviting  flowing

Continue reading

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 to be growing! It’s ironic that I’m writing about this topic. I’ve been a

Continue reading

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 be judged for an Award. Some are quite prestigious like the Edgar Alan Poe,

Continue reading

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. Millions of people around the world want to write a book but through a number

Continue reading

My Writer’s Life – 30 Months On

On the 27th February, 2015, my life changed forever, something I did not know at the time. That was the day I hit hit the publish button on Amazon to launch my very first fiction book Dead Shot (Rejection

Continue reading

What Jeffrey Deaver Told Me Over Lunch

Jeffrey Deaver had lunch with me this week in Brisbane, Australia. When I say me, I mean myself and 120 other raving fans of this thriller author. Brisbane turned on a glorious day as we shuffled into

Continue reading

Why Non Writers Should Write

In a world of rapidly changing technology, computers and mobile devices dominate. Typing is the norm but let me tell you that it’s no match for writing. Non writers you need to mix things up a bit.

Continue reading

Naming A Murder Victim – You Choose

Welcome to my January 2017 kick off call where you get to choose the murder victim in my next book. In the first YouTube video for this year I outline my projects for 2017, upcoming speaking engagements

Continue reading

5 Things Stephen King Told Me About Writing

I’ve often wondered what it would be like if I could peer inside the mind of one of the greatest writers in the world and find out exactly what makes them tick? Does that resonate with you? I hope

Continue reading

Wedding Anniversary, Cabarita Beach and Writing

Today is my wedding anniversary. With modern technology, Facebook reminded me this morning that eleven years ago I tied the knot for a second time on Cabarita Beach, northern NSW, Australia. Not that I

Continue reading