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Khaled Talib

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December 2012

About this author

Khaled Talib is a former journalist with local and international exposure. He has worked full time for magazines including Singapore Tatler and Egypt Today. His articles have been published and syndicated to newspapers worldwide, and his short stories have appeared in literary journals and magazines.

His novel Smokescreen was listed "Thriller of the Month on" in its September 2014 issue.

Talib is also the author of The Little Book of Muses, a collection of personal muses for writers and aspiring authors. He resides in Singapore.

The author is a member of the UK Crime Writers Association.

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4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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I entered a building the other day to meet someone. A guy walked in, took the escalator and doesn’t realise he had dropped a document.

I picked it up and alerted him. He took the other escalator down and thanked me for it.

Then I go up to the 9th floor by elevator for my meeting.

What I didn’t know was that I had lost my wallet until a security woman approached me.

“Strange isn’t it?” She said. “Yo...

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Pandemonium at Alkaff Mansion
May 06, 2014 08:03AM — 381 people invited
Alkaff Mansion, Singapore, Singapore, SG
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Create Believable Characters Using Method Writing (Mystery & Thrillers)
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Description: My personal experiences involving method writing for my novel Smokescreen. Here's the link:
The Eye of a Writer (Mystery & Thrillers)
1 chapters   —   updated Jan 11, 2014 10:19PM
Description: Guest post on Janice Gable Bashman's blog.
7 Grams of Lead
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SMOKESCREEN by Khaled Talib
"Jet West is a journalist for a lifestyle magazine in Singapore, his life is turned upside down when he is singled out to be a scapegoat in the assassination of a Prime Minister. Why him and why now? From the very first murder to the hair-raising c..." Read more of this review »
" This is a new review of my novel Smokescreen by a UK writer.

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“The writer's silent mind is a period of intermission before orchestrating a symphony of words.”
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Khaled Talib, The Little Book of Muses

“A concept is a brick. It can be used to build a courthouse of reason. Or it can be thrown through the window.”
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Khaled Talib Giok Ping wrote: "Hello Khaled,
Nice to meet you here :)"
Nice to meet you here too :-)

Khaled Talib Carole wrote: "Hi Khaled, thanks for befriending me." Hi Carole, hey my pleasure...thanks for being here.

Carole Gill Hi Khaled, thanks for befriending me.

Giok Ping Hello Khaled,
Nice to meet you here :)

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