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Khaled Talib

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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 e-thriller.com" 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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Average rating: 4.65 · 37 ratings · 19 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
SMOKESCREEN
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In 2007, a Palestinian stowaway breached Malaysian airport security and hid inside a Singapore Airlines jetliner’s front wheel well. When the plane landed in Singapore, he fell, complaining the freezing temperature was too much to bear.


Given the distance between Singapore and Malaysia, aviation authorities said it was possible for the man to survive. But if the plane had flown higher, his fa...

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The Eye of a Writer (Mystery & Thrillers)
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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: http://www.writetosellyourbook.com/fiction-advice/believable-characters-method-writing

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" I was recently invited by The Crime Thriller Hound in the UK to submit a piece on the book that inspired me to write my own. Here's the link:

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I was recently invited by Crime Thriller Hound in the UK to submit a piece on the book that inspired me to write my own novel. I chose Lu
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I was recently invited by Crime Thriller Hound in the UK to submit a piece on the book that inspired me to write my own novel. I chose Lu
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Smokescreen by Khaled Talib
"This is a compelling political spy thriller is Khaled Talib’s first novel, but a page turner every step of the way.

The story is set in Singapore, where the Israeli government are trying to end, once and for all the Israeli – Palestinian conflict...." Read more of this review »
Pamela Morton Pamela Morton wants to read SMOKESCREEN
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date: May 13, 2015 12:51AM
location: The World, SINGAPORE , Singapore
description: The Crime Thriller Hound, a mysterious book reviewer in the UK, contacted me a while ago and invited me to write a piece about the novel that inspired me to write my own.

You'll find the article on the given link. I hope you enjoy the read.

Best wishes,
Khaled

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“The writer's silent mind is a period of intermission before orchestrating a symphony of words.”
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“Writing is the light of imagination playing over shadow of thoughts.”
Khaled Talib

“Writing is the light of imagination playing over shadow of thoughts.”
Khaled Talib

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

“Kind words dispel clouds of fear like the moonlight's smile on water.”
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.”
Gilles Deleuze, Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia

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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 Ang Hello Khaled,
Nice to meet you here :)


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