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7 Ways Authors Can Create Realistic Settings

It is essential for authors to create realistic settings. Setting is one of the elements that enables readers to imagine their way into a story. The purpose of setting is to add atmosphere to a tale. 351 more words

Writing Tips

Corn: A mystery novel

What is so unusual about corns? Have you ever thought, that there could be a similarity between corns and onions or are they completely different characters? 839 more words

Prose

Excerpt from unfinished novel: Examining "The Big Sleep"

I was awakened by the screeching doorbell. I had hoped it was Mavis bringing me café latte, donuts and some after dinner sweets. It was not. 569 more words

Tale

My novella “The Blushing Bride” can be downloaded direct from https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/447209 even in the Kindle (mobi)format as well as several other formats. For assistance in downloading to your Kindle click on… 86 more words

Jake Curtis

Only my best is good enough for me, sometimes

You spend most of your childhood at school. Years, months, weeks, hours, minutes all ticking away as you wait to be a grown up. Just imagine how much information must have been stuffed into your head and how much of it can you actually remember now? 216 more words

Book Review - The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler

If you love a good mystery novel – with a private eye who smokes too much, drinks too much, likes to comment on a lady’s legs (and calls them “gams”), but always gets the job done – you owe a debt of gratitude to Raymond Chandler. 456 more words

Book Reviews

Tuesday's Titles -- Undercover Trouble - when quiet and a cop's mission collide, love wins.

A tragedy sent her into hiding, a tragedy will set her free.   

Genre:  Mystery/Suspense

BUY LINKS:  Amazon     Barnes and Noble  

ISBN: 978-1-897261-18-7

Blurb: 

Jen Murray needs a clear mind to deal with the tragedy that brought her into hiding. 197 more words

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