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Khaled Talib

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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.

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Average rating: 4.78 · 23 ratings · 10 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
4.71 of 5 stars 4.71 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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This is where it all began. At the El Fishawy Café in Cairo, Egypt. The establishment is almost 200 years old, thereabouts. I patronized this place daily when I used to work for a magazine in Cairo. It’s like the center of the world. You’ll meet tourists from all over … and locals too.

The décor is simple but it exudes an extreme level of charm, like a drug that invites you to come back and tast... Read more of this blog post »
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The Little Book of Muses
March 28, 2014 12:00AM — 373 people invited
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Thriller Book Journal Interview with Khaled Talib, author of Smokescreen
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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)
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Description: Guest post on Janice Gable Bashman's blog.

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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.”
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“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.”
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“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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