A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 20 October 2021

A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 20 October 2021

A chat as I march over the Devonshire hills with our Labrador, Lottie.

Today, I let you know about an upcoming audiobook in the Devonshire Mysteries series.

I also share an insight into my writing process.

I hope you find it interesting, and if you’d like your questions answered, please let me know by commenting or dropping me a line, and I’ll do my best.

You can listen below, download the audio, or subscribe.

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A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 12 October 2021

A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 12 October 2021

In this chat, I discuss the fact that my work is spread across several genres.

I also mention reviews, and I hope I don’t sound too sniffy. Of course, people are perfectly entitled to express their opinions, and not everyone will enjoy my work. That said, I think it’s important to remember that reviews of fiction are, on the whole, subjective.

I hope you find it interesting, and if you’d like your questions answered, please let me know by commenting or dropping me a line, and I’ll do my best.

You can listen below, download the audio, or subscribe.

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A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 5 October 2021

A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 5 October 2021

Getting back into the groove of writing, and once more able to march over the Devonshire hills in the sunshine.

In this chat, I talk about using authentic dialogue in my writing.

I hope you find it interesting, and if you’d like your questions answered, please let me know by commenting or dropping me a line, and I’ll do my best.

You can listen below, download the audio, or subscribe.

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A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 28 September 2021 – Indoors and talking about developing ideas

A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 28 September 2021 – Indoors and talking about developing ideas

After a holiday in sunny Dorset, it’s good to be back in Devon, despite the weather.

Once again, I’m inside for this chat because it’s raining.

I chat about the way I work and where ideas come from, and I also discuss sources of inspiration, tropes and cliches.

I hope you find it interesting, and if you’d like your questions answered, please let me know by commenting or dropping me a line, and I’ll do my best.

You can listen below, download the audio, or subscribe.

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A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 10 September 2021 – Indoors and thinking about pacing

A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 10 September 2021 – Indoors and thinking about pacing

Beaten by the unpredictable weather, I’m inside for this chat.

There’s no Lottie panting alongside me, and no pesky wind either. I talk a bit about the pacing of my work in progress, i.e. keeping the story, and importantly, the mystery, rolling along at a reasonable speed.

Also, in response to a question from a site member (thank you, Randolph) I’m chatting about allotments, which are mentioned in Mystery in May.

I hope you find it interesting, and if you’d like your questions answered, please let me know by commenting or dropping me a line, and I’ll do my best.

You can listen below, download the audio, or subscribe.

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A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 24 August 2021

A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 24 August 2021

In today’s chat, I talk a little about the importance of characters in my writing, and about the principle I have of keeping my work ‘in the moment’.

And, arguably more importantly, Lottie looks for the ball we lost yesterday.

I hope you enjoy listening.

You can listen below, download the audio, or subscribe.

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