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April 2014

Here are the links to my Italy Magazine features for the month of April 2014: http://www.italymagazine.com/featured-story/sabina-medieval-villages-superb-olive-oil-and-tranquility-roman-countryside http://www.italymagazine.com/featured-story/lets-look-piedmont-brief-guide http://www.italymagazine.com/news/rediscovering-paestum http://www.italymagazine.com/news/renting-car-italy http://www.italymagazine.com/news/best-kept-secret-viterbos-thermal-baths http://www.italymagazine.com/featured-story/buying-property-italy-part-2 Advertisements

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The Evolution of the Written Word and Uninvited Censorship

At the moment it would be fair to say that I’m living in chaos. I’m in the middle of a house restoration and every day I am subjected to drilling, hammering and the banter of a jovial half French, half … Continue reading

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Realistic Dialogue

During a previous meeting with the Renegade Writers, our illustrious leader, Peter Coleborn, said something that ordinarily shouldn’t make sense. He said that dialogue in fiction isn’t true to life, but it has to be written to appear realistic. As … Continue reading

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Do We Write With Accent

My friend Malcolm, a published author of non-fiction books and also a writer of fiction posted on his blog the idea that what we write and the way we write it is determined by who and where we are. Is … Continue reading

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Yet Another ‘A New Life in the Sun’ Book

Back in 2010 while I was on holiday in Italy, the Icelandic volcano, Eyjafjallajökull erupted spewing ash into the atmosphere and grounding planes. This meant that we couldn’t fly home at the time we had booked to do so: no … Continue reading

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