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Day 437 – What You Know.

There is an old writing adage which exhorts you to write what you know. Sound advice. If you have never been a police officer, or investigated a murder, then you might want to avoid crime novels. Yet plenty of writers ‘do’ crime. Why? Possibly because they want to murder someone and they’ve really thought hard […]

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A Strong Supporting Cast.

I was brought up on a healthy diet of science fiction.┬áBoth my father and grandfather loved the genre, and any tv series, film, or book, was readily devoured. One of the stand out features of the original Star Trek series was the anticipation of seeing the bridge for the first time in each episode. If […]