The official website of award winning novelist, screenwriter and musician, David Callinan.
Here you will find links to his recent thrillers, Knife Edge, An Angel On My Shoulder and Bodyswitch.
Read praise from peer group writers reviews for his latest thriller The Immortality Plot featuring Irish-American Mike Delaney, ex US government assassin, ex Hong Kong Police and ex esoteric monk.
YA & CHILDREN'S:
For fans of steampunk fantasy with a difference click the link to the dystopian YA magical/scientific trilogy The Kingdoms Of Time And Space.
For children 7-10 David Callinan has written a new series, The Weather Kids. Six children have amazing powers over the weather.
David Callinan is reissuing The 10-Minute Miracle – the bestelling fast track guide to health, wealth and happiness first published by HarperCollins.
KINDLE, SMASHWORDS AND OTHERS:
All David Callinan's books are available on Amazon as ebooks. Coming soon: Apple iBook, Barnes and Noble, Sony, Stanza, Kobo, Aldiko and Smashwords.
MUSIC – FREE DOWNLOADS:
As a musician he formed several folk-rock bands and co-wrote a Celtic rock opera for the Edinburgh Festival. You can download recent song tracks and material recorded in the 60s.
It's probably a given that the majority of authors can only go so far editing their own work. It's partly a question of being too close to the page and the story but even if you put the MS away in a darkened room for a period and return to it you may still find it difficult to pick up every misspelling; every typo and grammatical error.
One reason might be that since you know every wrinkle, nuance and minor event in the story your eyes and your brain tend to skip over the words. You know what's coming and you can anticipate events.
A good editor picks up everything, line by line,…