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Writing a Murder Mystery: Motives for Murder

Originally posted on JC Gatlin – Author:
After revealing “Who Done It,” the most important piece of the puzzle in a good murder mystery is “Why Done It.” The Antagonist’s reason to commit murder and hide it must be creative,…

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Annual Book Review; Time Heist

I tend to go through phases of reading, but over the last year or so, my interest in reading has waned dramatically. It was therefore something of an impulse purchase for me to download Time Heist by Anthony Vicino from Amazon; … Continue reading

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Project American Quilt is a go!

As you will recall from the previous installment, Lieutenant Brock Dalton has just woken up following an incapacitating accident, which has left him in absentia from the neck downwards. Now read on…. Major McGranite sat in his office, reading the … Continue reading

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Facebook – is there a point?

I’ve just started a Facebook page ——>www.facebook.com/RupertHarker What is the purpose of Facebook? Can someone explain it to me please? While you’re at it, can someone also explain Twitter? Apart from young women using it to post naked selfies, it seems … Continue reading

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Arrrrrgg! I’m Number Two! Boo-hoo!

How the mighty have fallen. It seems like only a few days since I posted I’m Number One! Wait a sec. It WAS only a few days. What on Earth is going on? That’s right, fellow bloglodytes. I googled myself … Continue reading

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I’m Number One! Mwah-ha-ha-haaaaa!

How many Rupert Harkers are there in the world?

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Proyekt Mechta Vor – Dream-stealer.

Recently, I have heard disturbing rumours that Project Dream-stealer may have been reactivated. I immediately sent an email to my Glasgow contact, a man who goes by the name of Deep Jessie. Click on this link to see my email … Continue reading

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More thank you’s and a big favour to ask.

Over the last couple of weeks I have has some v positive feedback and constructive criticism of my writing. In addition to this, I have had many likes, comments and follows, and I must say, it really does warm the … Continue reading

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Pacing, puns and punctuation; the holy trinity.

My new friends and fellow bloglodytes, Paula of sanseilife, and Rachel of The Cricket Pages, have been kind enough to beta read Laugh out Dead, and give me their opinions. They have given some excellent advice, as a result of … Continue reading

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A thingy by any other name – the joy of euphemisms

Following on from my conversations with Paula of sanseilife, I wanted to explore some of the aspects of British humour that make it so……well, British. Calling a Spade, “that thing we keep in the shed for digging with.” A euphemism … Continue reading

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