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Botching the Detectives


The problem with writing mystery stories is we’ve all read so many of them we think we’re experts. Unfortunately, that can make for lazy writing, recycling old ideas, and for assuming ‘facts not in evidence’ as they would say in … Continue reading

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25 Unmistakable Signs that You’re a Writer


 You watch Sex and the City and Castle so you can critique the characters’ writing habits. You collect words the way other people collect iTunes The characters in your stories seem more real than some ‘real’ people you know. Your … Continue reading

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