DAVID CALLINAN

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I've got a new literary agent

They say getting a literary agent is tougher than getting a publisher.And they are probably right.My self-published books sell well when I promote them but die a sales death when I don't. And the tric...
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Free downloads of thriller movies or books – which do you prefer?

Keyword analysis seems to be at the heart of becoming visible in the cybersphere. There are armies of online experts only too keen to give you free advice but even better advice if you upgrade to a pa...
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High end YA fantasy with not a vampire in sight

We seem to have several definitions of YA or young adult fiction. To some, it is romantic, edgy sexy, coming of age, spots, pimples and first love sprinkled with jealousy, erotic daydreams, and hearta...
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Ghosts, manifests and memories of past lives – delusion or insights?

It's really funny how some memories, however far distant they may be, have the power to resonate throughout your life.Maybe not as 'in your face' traumatic recollections that keep you awake at night b...
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How to create an immortal action hero

When I sat down to write 'The Immortality Plot', the short story 'One False Move' and the novella 'Captured', I was determined to create a thriller hero wth a difference. The original title of the boo...
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