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Dystopia - Society that is Undesirable or Frightening

Those looking for a clever and original thriller need look no further than The Word Exchange, the debut novel by author Alena Graedon.  Successful suspense comes from writers that take ordinary things we consider harmless in day to day life, and turn them into something unsettling or menacing.   335 more words

What is a Scene?

Narrative is the telling of a story, the events and consequences for the characters. Scenes are those passages in a narrative when we, as writers and readers, slow down and focus on an important event in the story so that we are “in  the moment” with the characters in action. 541 more words


Living a week in an agent’s shoes

I recently had the opportunity to judge a writing contest.  I, and two other brave souls, volunteered to read all the anonymous entries, and choose one winner who would win “the pot” collected from the entry fees. 516 more words



I was given a copy of this book by Netgalley

for an honest review.

Book Description

Publication Date: March 31, 2014

Book two of the Realm Walker series… 505 more words


Hollow City by Ransom Riggs Review

A+ Book, indeed! What did you think of this book? Better than the previous book? What did you think of the pictures?


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Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood | Book Review

Buddy reads and non-spoiler reviews, oh my! Also, I say the word “interesting” about a million times during this video. You have been warned. :) 25 more words