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Literary vs. Genre Fiction: Common Mistakes

Happy ending vs. sad ending (or no ending.) Easy vs. hard writing. What’s the real difference between literary and genre fiction? We’ve all read literary fiction for school and mostly genre fiction for fun if your anything like me. But … Continue reading

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The Creation of Character Arc and Their Differences

Character Arc–What do we want our character to be like when the story reaches its glorious conclusion? Continue reading

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How to Create Suspense in Your Novel

First, you need to understand how the suspense genre is different from the mystery genre. Continue reading

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Upcoming 2019 Novel (Jacob’s Pass)

Chapter 38 With shuffling on either side of us, Walter fires a few shots into the air, and the silence returns, and with the trail opening up in front of us and the taller trees leaning in around our group … Continue reading

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Upcoming 2019 Novel (Jacob’s Pass)

Chapter 36 As Elizabeth sits on my chair, she looks around at her surroundings and takes notice of the four lone men sitting at different tables, each taking their glances in her direction, each taking note. She tells herself she’s … Continue reading

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Upcoming 2019 Novel (Jacobs Pass)

Chapter 29 Dry earth, fresh earth. Clinging like life to memory. Water is what I need; there’s water in the whiskey. Stumbling back into my earthen stumped chair, I reach for my jug. The second swig is better than the … Continue reading

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Upcoming 2019 Novel (Jacobs Pass)

Chapter 26 I pulled myself from the floor of the church and stumbled towards the door. Pistol be damned. Luke be damned. All of them be damned because the damned can’t condemn and pass judgment. I’m passing mine, but it … Continue reading

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