Monthly Archives: July 2012

Paul Thomas on crime writing

At an event with Paul Thomas – the NZ crime (and sports) writer – I was interested to hear his thoughts on how he first came to write crime fiction. Having read a lot of crime novels, Thomas felt he … Continue reading

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NZ Writer’s Handbook

My latest project has been the revision of this classic publication, going into its 6th edition. What an excellent resource it has been for years. I remember, as a starting-out writer, proudly buying my first copy. The revised Handbook is … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction

Recently I was privileged to be one of the judges for the National Flash Fiction competition, and what an excellent selection of stories I read. Amazing what can be achieved in only 300 words. If you’d like to read the … Continue reading

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