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Details Matter

Matt Schofield

My first day as a professional writer, I lifted a police report from the pile at the Coffeyville station and read “Murder.” Now, this was…

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Writing Different Genres

Claire Gallagher

First Things First I’ve never understood people who have a favourite song, book or film. Surely your choice depends on your mood. It’s the same…

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Boys From Brisco Mount

Michael James Treacy

Boys from Brisco Mount were not expected to be high achievers, although the brightest might attend Tech College and aspire to be fitters at the…

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The Magnificent 7 Leave Switzerland

Pamela Jo Keeley

     Lucky seven they say, but the morning I had to load that many strong-minded mustangs onto a lorry at the top of the…

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If you’re reading, you’re writing

Bev Dalton

Hands up anyone who’s had a bit of writer’s block? Looking around I can see that’s pretty much all of us, right? Even you at…

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Litopia Book Club Selections February – September​ 2024

Peter Cox

I’m delighted to give you an early peek into this year’s Litopia Book Club selections, together with relevant purchase links.  It’s a particularly strong and…

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