Author: livimichael-admin

  • Hitting the big time?

    OK, so, new book out in August, new publicist assigned. The very lovely Julia suggests that I come up with one or two story ideas that she can tout around various magazines. No, the ones I’ve already written sporadically over the years won’t do – the magazines have a specific brief. A particular length, upbeat, […]

  • The Author’s office…

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  • some thoughts on writing and publishing…

    Recent events have triggered an old line of enquiry in me; a search for an answer to something I’ve never fully understood.  Robin Williams’ death was one trigger and something that happened at work another. I was told by the IT team at MMU that I needed to clear some of my emails from my […]

  • Ten Reasons Why you Should Read Crimelines (and come to the launch)

    1.  It is unique.  There exists nowhere else in the world another book of short crime fiction aimed at young adults by MA writers at MMU!2. It looks fabulous – it is a thing of beauty with 21 original illustrations from art students at MMU3. The stories in it are from our most talented writers.4. […]

  • Better than sex

    Ah what can I say about my new book? It has the smell of summer leaves or ripe corn and the touch of silk, the finest spun silk slipping though your fingers.  To touch it is to be reminded of all those childhood mornings when you woke up happy, just because the sky was blue […]