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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: 4.69 · 32 ratings · 16 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
SMOKESCREEN
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The Little Book of Muses
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Baniyas, a few kilometers from Abu Dhabi. This was more than 25 years ago. I was invited to dinner at a chieftain's home somewhere in the desert.

About a hundred men sat crossed legged on the floor around the carpeted dewan. I sat beside the host, an elderly version of Captain Jack Sparrow - same headgear, coal around his eyes, rolled up sleeves, a tattoo visible on one arm.

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The Little Book of Muses
March 28, 2014 12:00AM — 373 people invited
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Fiction Frenzy Vlog TV
Author appearance, April 29, 2014 07:04AM — 381 people invited
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Thriller Book Journal Interview with Khaled Talib, author of Smokescreen
May 04, 2014 02:05AM — 382 people invited
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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
The Eye of a Writer (Mystery & Thrillers)
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SMOKESCREEN by Khaled Talib
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The novel begins with a sword fighting scene on a space station, following which I was expecting to read, as I continued to flip the pages, a story typical of the sci-fi genre with galactic forces fighting each other and aligning with or dueling agai ...more
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Re: The Examiner reviews Singapore author's spy novel, Smokescreen.

This is a novel about a journalist who learns of a plot to assassinate the Isr
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If there is one thing I've learned from this suspenseful novel, it is an affirmation that one should always trust one's gut feeling. No matter what everyone else tells you, if you believe, then pursue what you think to be true till the very end -- un ...more
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I'm Khaled and I am from Singapore. This is a review of my novel in The US Examiner. Smokescreen, a suspense thriller, tells the story of a magazin
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My name is Khaled Talib and I am a Singapore citizen of Yemeni descent. This is a review of my suspense-thriller Smokescreen in The Examiner. Althou
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“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.”
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“Writing is the light of imagination playing over shadow of thoughts.”
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“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

“Terrorism is the war of the poor, and war is the terrorism of the rich.”
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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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