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James Murphy

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James Murphy is a writer working within the genre of Crime Fiction.
His first novel in the Terror Trilogy, The Rise of Terror, was first published in 2016 and achieved a second print run with Excalibur Press in 2017. Having been met with excellent reviews, James has since achieved Professional Membership Status with the Irish Writers Centre and has recently released the second book in the Terror Trilogy, The Terror Within.
After obtaining a Single Honours English Degree from Queen’s University Belfast, he embarked on a teaching career, first entering the classroom almost 20 years ago. In the intervening years he has become a successful educationalist, holding the offices of Head of English Department, Vice
Principal and School Principal along
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Moving The Goalposts & A Sign Of The Crimes #CrimeCarePackage

Last Thursday, under the increasing shadow of the Corona Virus, I finished the latest series in the Crime Fiction Writing Classes I provide for Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council. With a dedicated and talented bunch of students we'd had four weeks of intense sessions on the writing of crime fiction and the learning of the business of being an author, with my intention being to share my knowledg Read more of this blog post »
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This is the second book in the DI Sloane series. Described as a novel about consent, cyber-bullying and mental health, it opens with the murder of a political activist in Belfast, one month after the #believeher rallies.
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Harper Lee
“I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. You rarely win, but sometimes you do.”
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

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“The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shockproof, shit detector.”
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