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Ian Sutherland

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Ian Sutherland is a crime thriller author. Leveraging his career in the IT industry, Ian's stories underscore the threats we face from cybercrime as it becomes all too prevalent in our day-to-day lives.

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Ian Sutherland I'm busy doing everything required to self-publish and get the word out about my debut novel, Invasion of Privacy, which will be launched on August…moreI'm busy doing everything required to self-publish and get the word out about my debut novel, Invasion of Privacy, which will be launched on August 7th. One minute, I'm checking proof copies, and the next I'm updating the ISBN details. What I'm not doing right now is writing, which is killing me. I need to get back to the sequel asap!!(less)
Ian Sutherland Ten years ago, I read an article about something called "warspying", which is where people drove around hunting for unprotected webcam wifi signals…moreTen years ago, I read an article about something called "warspying", which is where people drove around hunting for unprotected webcam wifi signals and secretly spied on the inhabitants. Fortunately, technology has moved on and most webcams are now encrypted, but the idea stayed with me. And, like most authors, I asked the classic question, "What if...". The result is a complex thriller centred around an illegal website broadcasting webcam feeds and what happens when a serial killer . . . got to stop now, don't want to include any spoilers!(less)
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Stevie Turner Hi Ian, thanks for connecting. Your books sound very interesting! I've just bought "Social Engineer' for starters.

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Martha Perez Hi Ian! Happy to meet you! Always nice to make more friends.
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Phyllis Goodwin Thanks for being a friend. I like your piece about coffee. It reminded me of the way my Mother used to prepare the beverage. It was with boiled milk and stirred madly with a fork or whisk. I suppose it was an old fashion 'latte'. I hope to read your book about Twitter.

Prasun Thanks Ian for friendship. You are most welcomed to visit my blog Green Planet here http://creategreenplanet.blogspot.com/

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Ian Fellow authors: how much coffee do you drink while writing? And do you think it affects what you write?

In my case, I was reviewing my novel and realised that 'coffee' found its way into my book in all sorts of ways. And I don't mean spilled onto my manuscript, I mean as in made it into the content!! It was there as plot devices, as character traits, as locations and as backgrounds. Which made me wonder whether I'd stumbled across a narrative motif. Or was I just a victim of society's latest craze, coffee culture?

You can read my full analysis of this, ahem!, nail biting dilemma in my latest blog post: http://ian-sutherland.net/2013/10/25/...

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