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About Me:
I love crime fiction, have been reading it for years and recently started trying to write a crime novel myself... have so far three 50,000+word drafts (thanks to NaNoWriMo!) & am ploughing through trying to polish & shape them into something I can actually show someone
I Am A:
Reader, Writer
Books And Authors I Like:
Agatha Christie
Sue Grafton
Andrew M Greeley
Dashiell Hammett
Val McDermid
Louise Penny
Dorathy L Sayers
Movies And TV Shows I Like:
Gosford Park
Midsomer Murders
Without A Trace
The Bourne movies (all 3)
Oceans (Eleven, Twelve, Thirteen)
Love Actually & 4 Weddings & A Funeral (I know--not relevant here but setting out the 'case' of who's to end up with who arriving at a conclusion in an entertaining manner...)

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At 11:33am on August 19, 2008, JackBludis said…
By all means, read the stuff you want to write. I would think that, living in Singapore and knowing the territory, that you could turn out some pretting interesting stuff.
At 11:26pm on August 17, 2008, JackBludis said…
Nice to see that somebody recognizes that just because you've put 50,000 words on a page that the novel isn't finished. Time for you to pick one, work it over, and send it out. And I mean "work" it over, not look it over.
At 10:37am on August 8, 2008, Jean Henry Mead said…
Ovidia, thank you for your kind condolences and please forgive me for not replying sooner. I've been having serious problems with my computer. My latest book, Escape, is now online at Fictionwise and will be available on Amazon.com next week. Thanks for asking. :)
At 5:52pm on July 11, 2008, Ovidia said…
Yes please, Jean!
& I'll try ordering it online--book shops here can be a bit iffy about importing stuff!
At 6:30am on June 16, 2008, Jean Henry Mead said…
Thank you, Ovidia! I have a book coming out in August titled, Escape on the Wind. It's a Wyoming historical novel featuring members of Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch. I'll let you know when it's available. :-)
At 6:26pm on June 9, 2008, L. A. Starks said…
Love the picture of you. I'm impressed that you made NaNoWriMo work!
At 1:19am on June 5, 2008, L.J. Sellers said…
I love writing comedy (scripts and standup). It just doesn't pay well. But I will get back to it soon just for fun.
At 1:43pm on June 4, 2008, Jean Henry Mead said…
Thank you, Ovidia. I would be interested to know if any of my books are available in Singapore. I've seen them advertised on the Japanese Amazon.com, which amazes me no end. lol
At 1:31pm on June 4, 2008, Jean Henry Mead said…
Yes, all that first hand experience and editing has really come in handy. :-) And it's a lot more fun making up crime than getting all the facts straight for journalisitic reporting.
At 1:27pm on June 4, 2008, Ovidia said…
thank you, Jean--& good luck with your current novel-in-progress too!
Good to know we have reading tastes in common guess that means I'll probably love your books!

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