David Stephenson

Biography

David Stephenson (1961-) is an Australian journalist and novelist who lives in London. He works as the TV Editor on the Sunday Express newspaper.
He has written several books, including How to Succeed in Newspaper Journalism, and Dead Air, a comedy thriller.
His most recently published work is How To Be A Journalist series, published on Kindle.
You can also download the first three chapters of his new crime series, Bondi Detective. The second part of Bondi Detective is available on Amazon.

Smashwords Interview

What are you working on next?
I'm working on a some "dad lit". It's the story of four dads who go on a camping holiday with their four sons. It, yes, ends in disaster. I'm taking a break from detective fiction.
Who are your favorite authors?
Agatha Christie, Samuel Beckett, George Bernard Shaw, Evelyn Waugh, Elmore Leonard, and I recently finished a Boris Johnson.
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Where to find David Stephenson online


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Books

How to be a Journalist
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
For the aspiring journalist, this is the complete ebook on how to be a news journalist. It covers finding sources, developing contacts, deciding what is news, and writing news. There are also practical exercises. The ebook combines three books from the series, How to be a Journalist, numbers 2.0. 3.0 & 4.0.
How to be a Journalist 2.0
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
How to be a Journalist 2.0 is the second in a series of practical books from a working journalist. In each book, there are straight-forward tips which will make you a better journalist, from someone who is working as a Fleet Street writer and editor. These books are aimed at new, and student journalists.
Stumped! A Bondi Detective story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Bondi Detective is a crime detective series set in Bondi Beach, in Sydney, Australia. It is the story of Detective Chief Inspector Joe Charnock. He is a widowed, 50-something who investigates grisly murders in the most cosmopolitan suburb of Sydney. He is uncompromising, tough, and still grieving the tragic loss of his wife Lucy in a cliff fall 10 years earlier. Her death haunts him.
Dead Air
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,430. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A crime novel about a rookie radio reporter, a frustrated hitman, a dead media tycoon and two dreadful detectives. Set in 1980s Sydney, on the day that Charles and Di are getting married..

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