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Order Books For the Holidays

This is all about other people’s books because–well–BOOKS! We’re coming up to the gift-giving season, so don’t forget books. My mum, who will be 90 in January, is trying to read her way through all the Wilbur Smith back catalogue, … Continue reading

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Guest Interview on Diabolical plots

There’s a guest interview with me on the Diabolocal Plots Website which hosts the excellent Submission Grinder story nmarkets discovery tool. http://www.diabolicalplots.com/?p=12558

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The Three Letter Word

My son congratulated me on getting my three book publishing deal and we talked about the first book, Empire of Dust. He was interested in word counts, outlining and revision – the writing process in general. He’s in the middle … Continue reading

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Guest Post on Book View Cafe

So pleased to have the opportunity to answer Nancy Jane Moore’s interview questions on the ever-wonderful Book View Cafe blog. Here’s the piece: Whatever Makes You Weird.

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Guest Post on Chuck Wendig’s Terrible Minds Blog

I’m delighted to be on Chuck Wendig’s Terrible Minds blog in his series: Five Things I learned While Writing… In this case it’s Five Things I learned while Writing Empire of Dust, and here it is: http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2014/11/06/jacey-bedford-five-things-i-learned-writing-empire-of-dust/ Thanks, Chuck, much … Continue reading

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It’s real

Though the official publication day isn’t until 4th November a box of advance promo copies of Empire of Dust arrived this morning. Five hundred and thirty two pages of papery goodness in my hot little hands at last. I can’t … Continue reading

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Why I love my cover for Empire of Dust

When my editor, Sheila Gilbert at DAW, said she was planning to get Stephan Martiniere¬† to do the illustration for the cover of Empire of Dust I confess it was a name I didn’t know. Turns out I was showing … Continue reading

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