Monthly Archives: August 2012

Murder – Joint Enterprise


Murder – Joint Enterprise. It isnt often I find a TV program even better than I imagined it would be. I read the advance blurb about it and knew it was filmed in my old home town of Nottingham. Well … Continue reading

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What is in a Name?


Hello again readers – yes it really is me, I am the bakersfieldlad who started this blog only a few short weeks back. At that time and still new to WordPress I couldnt find a way to write under my … Continue reading

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Writing a Synopisis


Hello Readers I have been doing more research, not historical research though, no I have been researching the synoposis process. I wasnt really aware of the importance of a synopsis until I attended a crime writers conference in  Harrogate in … Continue reading

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Research Does Not Cost – it Pays!


Hello again readers and apologies for the misquote, I am sure many of you will know the original version. I am still researching my first novel. As it is about historical crime, research is an absolute must. I still need … Continue reading

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Unmarked Graves


Unmarked Graves. Hello again readers – this blog will be another one of my research files where I will share some information discovered in my quest for knowledge about a period of history long past to provide essential background for … Continue reading

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Unmarked Graves


Hello again readers – this blog will be another one of my research files where I will share some information discovered in my quest for knowledge about a period of history long past to provide essential background for my historical … Continue reading

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Do writers need THREE books to succeed?


As a novice and aspiring writer I am still on a steep learning curve. I have a  wonderful story to tell and am researching it and still working on the plot. The opening chapter has already been revised. I have … Continue reading

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