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Dracula in Serbia: New readers react to ‘Vlad: The Last Confession’

It is always a thrill for me to gain new fans. To find that a novel of mine has reached another readership. I always say that I am not writing for some anonymous market but for one reader at a … Continue reading

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Plague is coming… coming… come! To TV!

Plague on the road! That’s me, not the virus. I’ve just gone across Canada in launch week, and many people have caught the disease. I’ve had to scarify so many buboes I’ve run out of acid. (If you read the … Continue reading

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Once more unto the pantaloons – Wisdom with the Elders

I had a wonderful time up in Comox on Vancouver Island last week. I was invited to don my pantaloons again and speak to the Elder College there. They are running a lecture series for seniors: ‘Great Cities of the … Continue reading

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Write the Good Fight: Combat on the page and on the stage

There are many similarities between choreographing a fight for the stage and for the page. They are both, in a way, ‘conversation by other means’. They should be all about ‘character in action’: reveal something of those we are following. … Continue reading

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Fast Talker: the Joy of Narrating Audio Books – especially my own!

I was in London last week. Always great to revisit the city where I grew up, catch up with old friends, drink that sublime beer! Even better to go there with a purpose. And this time I was there to … Continue reading

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