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An Arch-Nemesis for Detective Mo?

As I was showing my initial scribblings for Detective Mo 3 to my daughter, she suggested that the antagonist I’ve created should become a recurring arch nemesis for Mo.

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Detective Mo 3 is Coming Soon

Mo came to me while I was cleaning my kitchen and whispered another brand new adventure into my ear.

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I’m Still Here

I haven’t posted in ages, so this is just a quick one to assure all four of you that I’ve not died and that I continue to work doggedly in the background.

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Anyone Want to Review Detective Mo?

I need some kind souls to read and review Detective Mo for me.

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The Making of Detective Mo

My 4 year old announced to me that one of her dolls was called Detective Molly and I became inspired.

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I Found an Early Draft of Detective Mo and Thought I’d Share It

… When I stumbled upon this little relic: a partial first draft of Detective Mo and the Missing Prince.

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Progress Update: Project E and Project 🐸

If you happen to follow me on social media, you may have noticed amid the non-stop barrage of ads for Penstricken: Collected Stories and brief updates on the second draft of Project E that I recently completed the first draft of something else which I have dubbed Project 🐸.

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Super Snappy Speed Reviews: Children’s Edition (vol. 2)

These reviews reflect nothing but my own personal opinions and impressions, sliced, diced and shredded into a few short sentences. The books I have selected have nothing in common, save the fact that they are all fictional stories for very young children.

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Super Snappy Speed Reviews: Children’s Books Edition

I might have mentioned once or twice before that I have a little daughter….

‘And so,’ my wife suggested, ‘why not write a Super Snappy Speed Reviews post about books for children?’

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Spotlight: Winterwood by Shea Ernshaw

Be careful of the dark, dark wood… Especially the woods surrounding the town of Fir Haven. Some say these woods are magical. Haunted, even.
Rumoured to be a witch, only Nora Walker knows the truth. She and the Walker women before her have always shared a special connection with the woods. And it’s this special connection that leads Nora to Oliver Huntsman—the same boy who disappeared from the Camp for Wayward Boys weeks ago—and in the middle of the worst snowstorm in years. He should be dead, but here he is alive, and left in the woods with no memory of the time he’d been missing.
But Nora can feel an uneasy shift in the woods at Oliver’s presence. And it’s not too long after that Nora realises she has no choice but to unearth the truth behind how the boy she has come to care so deeply about survived his time in the forest, and what led him there in the first place. What Nora doesn’t know, though, is that Oliver has secrets of his own—secrets he’ll do anything to keep buried, because as it turns out, he wasn’t the only one to have gone missing on that fateful night all those weeks ago.

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