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LIFE IN THE (LITERARY) CRIME LANE

LIFE IN THE (LITERARY) CRIME LANE

by Ann Aptaker

Life’s tough on a crime and mystery writer. Okay, okay, I can hear everyone telling me to stop complaining—“Who are you to complain?! 747 more words

Crime Fiction

Oh, Fiction, How You Torment & Tantalize Me...

I’ve been doing this little online fiction class—it’s only for three weeks, and it is just about over.  The group is small—seven writers and a leader/ moderator and his friend/ assistant.  1,280 more words

Writing

An Interview with CWC's Laura Callender

More than project updates, more than new genres and upcoming publications, the greatest life force behind the huge community of inspiration and creativity that is Collaborative Writing Challenge comes from its owner and founder, Laura Callender. 2,066 more words

CWC

Never Read a Romance Novel? Grow Up

On a different note to my post from the other day:

Never Read a Romance Novel? Grow Up

Articles like these just keep on appearing, sadly because they still… 299 more words

Books

The Writer’s Bag of Tricks

Character Arc

Typically, when writers think Character Arc they think of the main character’s inner transformation. In other words, the lead character starts with a specific point of view, but because of the need to change their beliefs in order to address the conflicts that arise, the main character is a different person by the end of the story. 563 more words

Fiction Writing

How to Frame Chronology

When we sit down to write about our real lives, it’s easy to fall into the chronology trap. We write, “This happened and then this  1,251 more words

Creative Writing Prompts