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SYNOPSIS for SAVILLE’S SPINNEY – a new book by Michael Sheridan


Herewith my synopsis. In one week I will start  weekly uploads of the first chapter “An Yll Wynde”,segment by segment…..which of course will be free to read! New Years Day 1844. William Saville has thrown his wife and children on … Continue reading

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Do I show or do I tell?


Hello again Readers. I am preparing myself for a Writer’s conference next week in Harrogate. I hope to pitch my story at this event and will need a good synopsis. I will also need a complete first chapter. Now here … Continue reading

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2013 Theakston Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate


2013 marks a decade of Crime Writing Festivals in Harrogate and boy have they pushed the boat out for this one. The event, part of the Harrogate International Festival kicks off on Thursday 18th July 2013. The first event is … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing Blog Chain


I was hugely surprised but very grateful to Emma McCoy for nominating me for the Next Big Thing Blog Event. Emma has been following my blog from the outset. In turn I have been following her work and progress with interest, not … 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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