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It’s been a while since I have posted, but this is because I really have nothing to say as I am waiting to see if any publishers are interested in my book, but so far there has been no offer. I have been told that the reading public seem to have changed in their literary preferences and they are wanting lighter material.  I have to get it into my head that there is a difference between good writing and marketing or commercial viability and just keep on writing.  I write because I have a story to tell and that to me is what is important.

My third novel has been started and I am heading over to Melbourne to do some research. I have a meeting with a pathologist from the Victoria Institute of Forensic Medicine and hope to meet other NZ writers living in Melbourne.

I really need a break because I have carpal tunnel in both hands and am wearing a splint, but  am planning on having this first draft completed by July next year.

I can’t help feeling disappointed and despondent.


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