Monthly Archives: November 2013

Modern true crime and the Glasgow Curse

Hi Folks After months of not blogging, this week I have caught up with a daily blog. It will not last, but here we are again. I would like to thank everybody who has expressed an interest in the blogs … Continue reading

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Researching and writing

Hi Folks Do you ever get so involved with your research that the writing itself becomes just a bothersome chore that needs to be done? Normally I love to play with words, to juggle alliteration with assonance, to alternate short … Continue reading

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Television and publicity

Well now It is no secret that I write books about crime and whaling, both fiction and non fiction. Nor is it a secret that I am shockingly poor at the publicity side of things. In this day, writing is … Continue reading

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criminal class

In the nineteenth century, many people believed that there was a certain criminal class. These people either lived among us, hidden in the mass of the population, or they inhabited certain sections of the towns and cities. It was believed … Continue reading

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Criminal Writing

It is many months since I last blogged, and this will be short and sweet. This has been the most productive year of my writing life, with five books published. I have written two crime non fiction books, two whaling … Continue reading

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