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Writing A Psychological/Mystery Thriller & The Insider Tips To Make It Perfect The First Time.

Writers are often told to write what they know, but the rise in domestic suspense has shown that book lovers want to read what they know. Psychological thrillers are set in familiar places – usually the home, but it could be the workplace (as in my latest, The Devil’s Work), at the school gates or on the daily commute. Continue reading

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Is Your Book A Series Waiting To Unfold? Do You Have A Plan To Lay It All Out? Here Are A Few Steps To Creating The Novel ‘Series’ Outline.

Over the years, I’d gleaned from interviews with other authors that the planning of their series characters followed one of two paths: either they allowed themselves flexibility for the future, or they moved hastily, and inadvertently penned themselves in. Continue reading

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Question Of The Week

kill off one of your characters Continue reading

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Who is Your Books Audience: The Answer IS the Key to Your Success

How you ever just sat down and thought about your potential audience for that book you are about to write or have just written? Well, I can say this crossed my mind about halfway through my first novel because it … Continue reading

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Let Us Learn Saturday

I have recently finished the first draft of my first novel and was wondering if I should change the working title. Here is an article with suggestions on how to create that perfect title. Pretty interesting and something worth thinking … Continue reading

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Carnival

I can’t say I know anything about poetry other than I know when one speaks to me and when one seems like a bunch of words thrown together. The following lyrics—which is a form of poetry, right?—Are from a song … Continue reading

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