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5 Killer Tips For Writing Deadly Crime Fiction

This article originally appeared on Author Garry Rodger’s website, I asked permission to share it with you. Enjoy! Are you overwhelmed with writing advice? Frustrated by ‘expert’ penmonkeys that don’t know squat about crime-writing? Sick of literary snitches that sell you false clues? Stuck for real leads on what makes for good blood & guts […]

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Writers: Get The Right Kind Of Feedback!

I’m thrilled to share this article written by my friend, fellow author, and book editor, Belinda Pollard. Enjoy! The right feedback at the right time is the secret weapon of every successful author. Of course, an editor would say that. But I’m also a writer, and I love good feedback on my own work. I’m […]

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Getting Things Done: The Art of Workflow Management

We live in an age where more timesaving devices are available than ever before, yet many of us still feel overwhelmed by the mountain of tasks we face daily. We have too much to do and too little time to accomplish it all. It’s a challenge to remain focused amid all the distractions of our […]

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Classic Books On The Craft Of Writing

When we consider the definition of a “classic book,” most often we get a mental picture of our favorite works of fiction and the authors who wrote them. Yet as a writer, my most dog-eared print books are volumes on the craft of writing. Some I’ve owned since the 1990s, and they’ve been boxed up, […]

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Self-Published Authors: How To Choose An Editor

I invited self-published author and professional editor Tammy Salyer to explain the nuances of editors and proofreaders, and what indie authors should expect from each. Here’s what she has to say: As a writer who has taken months, sometimes years, to complete a manuscript, the most important post-completion step every one of us should consider […]

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New Classic Reads: The Winter Sea

I bought a book last week on Amazon. Two books, actually, both paperbacks by the same author. Not an earth shattering event in most reader’s households, but unprecedented in mine. I buy mostly ebooks or borrow from the library and tend to forget a story soon after “The End.” Because of this I own few […]

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