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Johanna Craven

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New release 'The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea' out now from Endeavour Press.

Johanna Craven is an Australian-born writer of historical and contemporary fiction. She is also a film composer, music teacher and pianist. She has lived in Melbourne and Los Angeles and is currently based in London.

Her more questionable hobbies include ghost hunting, meditative dance and pretending to be a competitor on The Amazing Race when travelling abroad.

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Johanna Craven Hi, thanks for getting in touch. Music From Standing Waves is currently available on Amazon as either ebook or hardcopy: …moreHi, thanks for getting in touch. Music From Standing Waves is currently available on Amazon as either ebook or hardcopy: https://www.amazon.com/Music-Standing...

You can also purchase the paperback direct from Createspace: https://www.createspace.com/5703395

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Johanna Craven I find listening to music really helpful! I'm also a film composer, so for me, the link between music and story is really strong. Choosing a piece of…moreI find listening to music really helpful! I'm also a film composer, so for me, the link between music and story is really strong. Choosing a piece of music that works as a scene's 'underscore' helps me to visualise what might happen next.(less)
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Walking Bridles Lane

Walk a mile along the clifftops from Polperro in south-east Cornwall and you'll come to the tiny village of Talland; a place whose arguably most famous resident was its 18th century vicar, Richard Dodge. Dodge had a reputation as a ghost hunter, allegedly riding out to the moors one night and sending a carriage driven by a headless horseman back to Hell. Yep. Apparently there were witnesses...... Read more of this blog post »
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I read Boston Metaphysical Society a while ago, and this series of short stories provides great background to a fascinating novel. The world created by the author is multi-layered and colourful, populated by really interesting characters. You don't ...more
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