I love threes in writing.
Threes in lists. Threes as an action builder. Threes to mount suspense.
It’s all so satisfying.
First the set-up. Then the body. Then the climax.
Here’s a set up of threes from my latest ms, called What a Mouthful!
‘And courage and guts is also what it takes to stand up in front of hundreds of kids who have to sit and listen to you. From up on stage, you can hear their razor-like minds sharpening for the kill. Their elbows hovering to nudge each other. Their mouths bent, ready to guffaw into their chests.’
How could I promote my passion of adults reading to kids?
Easy. Have a sticker made for the back windscreen of my car! Apart from promoting my website, it states Please read to your children every day!
Here’s Rosanne Hawke and myself in Port Augusta, South Australia. I launched her latest book, Taj and the Great Camel Trek, and because we’ve both written a number of camel books, we’re now known asThe Cameladies!
This dapper chap was snapped at the Kernewek Lowender, a festival in Yorke Peninsular, South Australia, celebrating the culture of early Cornish miners, who left Cornwall in the 1800’s to work in the copper mines. Notice the papier mache ‘hard-hat’ and the candle for light in the tunnels. I have researched and written a novel called Mined-Out (or Arthur Underground)about this period. It’s out at publishers at the moment.