Posts in Publishing
SEVEN THINGS ABOUT BEING ON DEADLINE
have to admit, there's a certain 'je ne sais quois' about being so ensconced in writing a book that it permeates your thoughts, your dreams, and conversations. As the new Alex Morgan INTREPID espionage thriller is due with Momentum Books at the end of this month, here's 7, or should I say 007, cool and not-so-cool things about being on deadline. Read More
MY TOP 5 ACTION THRILLER BOOK CHARACTERS

Some time ago I read a blog on Omnivoracious where they asked an author their top book characters of all time. It got me thinking, who are some of the characters from reading adventures that have ingrained themselves in my mind?

Here are my top five book characters - from Patricia Cornwell to legendary storytellers Ian Fleming and Arthur Conan Doyle.

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INTREPID ADVENTURES AHEAD FOR 2012
It's been an exciting couple of months at Defender HQ, evidenced by last week's announcement that Chris Allen's first and upcoming books have been signed by Momentum (a subsidiary of Pan MacMillan). Momentum Books are a perfect fit for Chris as an author - they fully embrace the digital publishing revolution and will be getting the INTREPID action thriller series in front of US and UK audiences as well as our loyal Aussie readers. Read More
CENTRAL COAST AUTHOR CHAT ON THRILLER WRITING
Last night we jetted up the F3 in dark and rainy conditions to the town of Morisset on the New South Wales Central Coast for an Author Chat at the local library. Having thought people would prefer to stay inside on such an intemperate day, it was fantastic to see the room buzzing and all seats filled! Read More
WEST AUSTRALIAN AUTHOR INTERVIEW ON PUBLISHING
It's so satisfying when someone 'gets' why you write and publish the way you do. Yesterday, Drew Turney from The West Australian wrote an article about Defender of the Faith and how it came to be published, and how the author "wanted to retain ownership of the style of writing, the story [he had] and most importantly, how [he] presented it." Read More
INTRODUCING INTREPID OPERATIVE ALEX MORGAN

I couldn’t be happier with the results of a recent photo shoot to depict our main man, Alex Morgan of INTREPID, in promoting Defender. Here’s a glimpse of Alex Morgan, played by handsome fellow and all-round great guy Cameron Gumley. Photo by Lisa Pearl Photography.  

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