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Spotlight On…

Spotlight On…

It is an honor to welcome so many talented authors and bloggers to my website! Click here to see the complete list of ‘Spotlight On…’ interviews and articles I have featured on my blog. Here are a few highlights: Spotlight On Crime Fiction Author Anja de Jager Spotlight on historical mystery author Harriet Steel Spotlight On Historical Fiction Author Imogen Matthews Spotlight on historical fiction and mystery author Victoria Blake Spotlight on mystery author Kait Carson Spotlight on biographer Joanna…

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Travel By Book to Africa and the Middle East

Travel By Book to Africa and the Middle East

Read a collection of travel inspired poetry about Turkey’s Bodrum Peninsula, travel to the Ivory Coast and get drawn into a world of strange beliefs and practices, visit Cape Town with Silly Willy, or explore the African Savannah while questioning everything you’ve ever thought about love. Confront the daily challenges of being an educator in an Egyptian school, train for war in Kuwait, read a riveting psychological thriller set in South Africa, or search for an ancient shipwreck off the…

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Ten Tips and Techniques for Creating a Sense of Place in the Reader’s Mind by Andrew Cairns

Ten Tips and Techniques for Creating a Sense of Place in the Reader’s Mind by Andrew Cairns

Today Andrew Cairns, author of The Witch’s List and member of Travel By Book, shares with us some excellent tips for creating a strong sense of place in your novels. Andrew knows what he’s talking about. Travel inspired his first novel, written fifteen years after a memorable one-month visit to the Ivory Coast in 1999. His experiences of growing up in Scotland and moving to France where he has lived and worked most of his adult life, are also worked…

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