Robservations

Robservations

 

New voice

The blog that changed my writing life

You write yourself into a cul-de-sac with your latest murder mystery novel. You give up smoking, only to discover you can’t write without cigarettes. Then, ten months since you last ...
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Shery Holmes

The Truth is Out

Do you know what it’s like when an idea grabs you and won’t let go? No, me neither. Only joking. Occasionally, an idea grabs me. But instead of filling my ...
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Kent Fisher and Columbo

Getting fresh with a familiar favourite

The continued popularity of crime fiction is driving authors to find something new and different to tempt readers and feed their voracious appetites. It was no different twenty years ago ...
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More than a Murder Mystery

Isn’t it lovely when readers surprise you? Here I am, writing murder mysteries for crime fiction lovers, doing my best to create the most baffling and convoluted plots possible. Being ...
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Kent Fisher and Columbo

A hero for today

Have you ever read a book or watched a TV programme and wished you could write something as good? Neither had I until I saw the original Inspector Morse series ...
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Crime Scene - No sex please

No Sex Please We’re Crime Writers

19th February 2021. Have you ever wondered why there’s so little sex in crime fiction? Maybe there is and I’m reading the wrong books. Maybe sex and murder are not ...
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