Clare Davidson

Writing without compromise

When did you start loving books?


It's a good question, because I honestly can't remember when I started loving books. Perhaps it's a question to direct towards my parents.My mum tells me, when I was first learning to read at kindergarten in Malaysia, that I'd struggle through the Peter and Jane books and then pick up a comic and read it fluently.

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What is beauty?


I have a very beautiful daughter.She is kind and often asks what she can do to help out around the house. She says please and thank you. She cheers me up with the most delightful smile and tries to make me laugh when I'm feeling down.

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Sometimes it's the simple things


I'm taking a break for a few days to enjoy being me. Over the past few months I've been building up to launching Shrouded Soul (Hidden: Book 3) and getting ready for World Con, which was fantastic, but absolutely exhausting.


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Where in the world...


One thing I love doing is daydreaming about places I've visited and those I'd love to get a chance to go to one day. Places both close to home and far-flung. Anyone who knows me is aware I'll always have a soft spot for Malaysia, as I grew up there.

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The hidden costs of art


Before the summer I took an introduction to making silver jewellery course. I'm not sure what my expectations were when I started. What I was looking for was an opportunity to do something creative and meet some new people.

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Do independent authors price ebooks too low?


This morning, Amazon sent an email out to independent authors who publish ebooks through them, asking them to weigh in on the argument between Amazon and Hachette. If you're not aware of what's going on, Amazon is trying to 'convince' Hachette to charge less for its ebooks.


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The blogs I hung out on during launch day


    I tried to think of a snappier title for this post, but failed, so I went descriptive instead.Yesterday was the official launch day for Shrouded Soul (Hidden: Book 3) and I got to hang out on some great blogs.


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Shrouded Soul (Hidden: Book 3) is here


It's the official release day for the third and penultimate instalment of my YA Urban Fantasy series, Hidden. Throughout the day, I'll be visiting other blogs and generally hanging out on Facebook and Twitter, using the hashtag #Hidden3.


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