Writers’ Blog

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The least you should know about outlining your story

An outline is the foundation of your story, a framework on which to build a solid, cohesive tale. Outlining first may make the difference between a powerful story with depth, or a mediocre tale. Read more...
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15 tips for successful writing groups

Maybe you’re not as good a writer as you think you are. It’s true. We tend to fall in love with our own writing, blinded to our imperfect technique. How do you know? Join a writing group and get feedback – lots of it. Read more...
Tweens

‘Tweener’ rejections

Let’s explore some of those ubiquitous rejection letters that even internationally published novelists see frequently. Read more...
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Romance in thrillers?

An avid thriller reader who is working on a first novel asked, “Isn’t it difficult working deep characterization and good romance into thrillers?” Read more...
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Fashion your own reality

In the not-to-distant future, your state of mind may determine the music you hear. Read more...
Grave Digging

Digging for a story

Thriller and mystery plots are all around us. Imagine what a good mystery writer could do with something I heard this morning: Read more...

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