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Getting to Know Yourself on a Greek Island

When I first embarked on training to be a psychiatrist I was on the verge of throwing away my medical training and returning to university to do an Arts course, and follow my passion to be a writer. I had … Continue reading

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Lessons in Learning

What I loved first perinatal psychiatry and now love about writing, is that no matter how much you know (or think you know…), there is always so much more to learn. On the face of it, this is daunting. So, … Continue reading

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Dangerous to Know launched

I’ve now been away for nearly six weeks–we started in London with my husband’s book launch for The Best of Adam Sharp (required trivia knowledge in honour of the book’s hero…not my strength, though the young people on the table … Continue reading

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When Love is a Killer

Earlier this week a major newspaper headlined how husbands were more dangerous than terrorists. Given Russia has just essentially legalized domestic violence and the prevalence of gun related deaths in DV in the USA, love being a killer isn’t just … Continue reading

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Mystery Thriller Week Feb 12th-22nd

Put this is your diaries! https://mysterythrillerweek.com/contests-and-entertainment/ Is Love a Killer? February 14th midday-1pm EST (New York) Time Anne Buist, author of Medea’s Curse and Dangerous to Know, and Forensic Psychiatrist will talk about what happens when love goes wrong…how better to … Continue reading

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Cheltenham Festival and Launching Your Book in the UK

  Perhaps it is because I am old enough to remember an Australian society steeped in British tradition (we sang God Save the Queen at school) or because my heritage is from one English grandparent (Whitby) and two Scottish grandparents … Continue reading

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The Advantages of Letting Your Work Marinate: and How to Assess Better Books Before You Buy

Every first draft is s*t said Hemingway. Donna Tartt, speaking about her Pulitzer prize winning The Goldfinch believed that the years it was in the making added to the layers and complexity. While The Goldfinch was not one of my … Continue reading

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