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Writing Crime Fiction, with LA Larkin

Crime fiction is the biggest selling genre in Oz, says psychological thriller author, LA Larkin. Think biological warfare, espionage, cyber-stalking and hacking, and you start to understand how Larkin spends her days – researching it, not doing it, that is. Her latest novel, Devour, described as ‘ice-pick sharp, packed with intrigue, action and spine-chilling suspense’ is full of all of these and more. The Australian/British author is always learning and shares with us how to go about writing action adventure thrillers. In Larkin’s case, the environment plays a large part in her stories and to this end she’s spent time in Antarctica, researching the chilly stations of a scientific research station. During our chat I learn about white hat/black hat hackers and how the webcam on my computer may be watching me. I also learn about writing habits and routines, which I really need to do something about. You can find out more about Larkin and her novels here.

About the author, Melinda

I'm an authorpreneur, English teacher and podcaster who dreams of a life on the road full of adventures and handsome heroes, whilst making squizillions of dollars in book sales to pay for my chocolate fix. In the real world, I write novels and non-fiction, and offer my expert advice via online courses (as soon as I make them) and writing retreats (as soon as I organise them).

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