Nev March: Author of Historical Mysteries

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On the Joys of Writing

Posted on September 24, 2020 at 11:55 AM

When I write a good chapter, I’m filled with emotion that blows through me like walking outside after a hurricane. That sense of achievement comes from knowing that something fine now exists that did not exist before. The rush of feeling is difficult to express- -and this is before a single person has set eyes on the piece!

Then I put the chapter aside and pull in a breath, and thank the universe for this moment...

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Mystery Tribune: Unknown Man #89 By Elmore Leonard Is Detective Fiction That Plumbs The Soul

Posted on September 23, 2020 at 7:15 PM
My article in Mystery Tribune talks about what makes a good detective book, using principles derived from Raymond Chandler's famous essay, THE SIMPLE ART OF MURDER which demonstrates that mystery fiction are a form of art, and not an easy medium either!

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Sneak peek in BookBuzz

Posted on August 29, 2020 at 1:25 PM

Honoured to have my debut historical mystery novel, Murder in Old Bombay, featured in

@MacmillanLib

Book Buzz Mystery/Thriller category! Listen in around the 7-minute mark for a sneak-peak of the book’s synopsis.

Link to Book Buzz: https://bit.ly/3aCOyV7


OMG I'm a writer!

Posted on August 26, 2020 at 12:05 AM

Although I caught an editor’s attention in 2006, my work life and family commitments did not afford the time needed to revise my book as she proposed. And if I’m honest, I didn’t have the writing craft knowledge to pull it off then. So I set it all aside to focus on my analytics job. After all, we had to save enough for our boys to go to college. 

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