DAVID CALLINAN

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I've got to get a message to you – about staying alive

When someone like Robin Gibb dies you realise that someone who (in part ) has written the soundtrack of your life along with his brother BeeGees has left a profound echo behind - a vibration that does...
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When Angela's Ashes came into focus

If you haven't read Frank McCourt's 'Angela's Ashes' then you are missing out on a literary tour-de-force.It conjures up a time in Limerick, Ireland, when poverty was rife and the workhouse was full. ...
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How to create an immortal action hero, and don't forget the feminine side

When I sat down to write 'The Immortality Plot' I was determined to create a thriller hero with a difference. The original title of the book was 'Old Habits Die Hard' and I am still attached to that t...
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I'm not being humble - I just love all my readers

I owe everyone who hits on this site a debt of gratitude. As an indie author I need you more than you need me. That's not a squirmy attempt at being humble, it's a genuine respect and immense lik...
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I never knew Whitney Houston but...

The chances of my ever meeting the late Whitney Houston would have been a couple of million to one but, nevertheless like legions of other people I was in awe of her fabulous voice. Her untimely death...
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