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The killer is me

I’ve often wondered where my fascination with the darker side of life comes from. My writing tends to reflect this taste and leads me into areas other writers might choose to leave alone. Although I’ve drawn on autobiographical material in the past, the old advice to write about what you know has never really appealed to me. As a writer,…

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Crossing the Line

The hardest thing to write is the truth. Fiction may be the ideal medium by which to explore difficult themes but the challenge to write honestly and without self-censorship is always hard to overcome. Writers fear obscurity. ¬†They spend weeks, months, sometimes years honing words for public consumption, only to worry obsessively about their perceived reception. But that’s the rub.…

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