I met young author, Damon Wakes, at the Andover Writers’ Circle meeting last night. Not only does his forthcoming sci-fi novel, “Ten Little Astronauts”, which has parallels with Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None”, intrigue me, but his method of funding and launching its publication makes me think about possibilities for my own future.
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I’ve been invited to talk about Ten Little Astronautsat the International Agatha Christie Festival on September 14th! If you’re in the area (or planning to make a trip to Torquay for five straight days of Christie-related goodness), you can catch me at the Platform taking place at 6pm in the Spanish Barn of Torre Abbey. I’ve written a little more about my talk on Unbound, but the main thing to mention about it would be that I’ll be giving an overview of how the book came about – from devising the mystery and researching the setting all the way towards its journey to publication – as well as reading from a couple of sections that won’t have been heard anywhere else (unless you were on my MA course!).
The Agatha Christie Birthday Celebrations last year were well worth the trip, so I’m really looking forward to getting…
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