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Losing Interest by BACouture


Until now, my blogs have been from a writer’s perspective, but this one is about my experience as a reader, specifically, what makes me put a book down and never pick it up again. 863 more words

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Review: The Chronicles of the Black Company (includes The Black Company, Shadows Linger, and The White Rose) by Glen Cook

This is the first omnibus in a series about the adventures of the black company, a mercenary company that travels around the world seeking employment, being ancient and well reputed. 308 more words


I robbed your grave

I robbed your grave. I revealed you. I showed you in shameful moments. I learned  things about you. Everything I learned made me love you more dearly James Ellroy- My Dark Places On Mother’s day, we went through the works of James Ellroy, the research the author did to discover the murderer of his mother, when he was a boy of ten. 521 more words

Women writers on woman characters..The Lowland

“In exchange for all you have done for me, I leave Bela to you.”

Gauri, wife of Subhash, in a letter informing him

that she has got a job in the west coast, 610 more words

How to Write a Realistic Mystery Novel

Mystery stories must be realistic because in real life we are bombarded with mysteries everyday—in the media, among our friends and acquaintances, among family members and in our own lives. 263 more words

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A Most Inconvenient Marriage by Regina Jennings

“Sometimes the best gifts aren’t convenient at the time.”

A Most Inconvenient Marriage by Regina Jennings
Published December 2, 2014 by Bethany House Publishers
Historical Fiction/Christian Fiction/Romance…

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8 Ways to Make Your Characters More Relatable :: LitReactor

I hate math; therefore, I hate formulas.  Formulaic songs, formulaic stories, formulaic characters:  hate, hate, hate.

But I love this article from LitReactor on creating realistic characters.   300 more words

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