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Does Every Package Need A Bow?

I recently finished reading a novel by Tana French, her debut effort, In the Woods. It was good, different than the murder mysteries I’m used to reading. 1,120 more words

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Book Review: Two Lovers, Six Deaths

Two Lovers, Six Deaths
by Gretta Mulrooney
Series: Tyrone Swift Detective Series (book 3)
Published November 28, 2016

Description (from Amazon.com):

A MAN STABS HIS GIRLFRIEND TO DEATH, THEN HANGS HIMSELF, LEAVING A NOTE CONFESSING TO THE MURDER. 695 more words

Fleshing out a Story

Subplots are secondary plots or story lines that coexist with the primary story. They add depth and complexity to primary plots, shows the different facets of characters, engage the readers, increase tension, and make the overall reality of the story more believable as the main plot progresses.  899 more words

Book Structure

How a series is like a spider plant

My writing process reminds me of a spider plantsprouting new plants which have potential to live and thrive if I cut them off the parent plant and pot them. 599 more words

Mystery

Cowboy Ethics: As Good As Gone

Review: As Good As Gone, by Larry Watson
Algonquin, 2016. 341 pp. $27

To an outsider, it might seem as if little of the 1960s have touched Gladstone, Montana. 843 more words

Reviews And Columns

The Shows I'm Watching and You Should Too: No Tomorrow

I don’t generally watch rom-coms, but I decided to give the CW’s No Tomorrow a chance after seeing its lead actress, Tori Anderson, in Killjoys… 842 more words

Subplots and What to do With Them

Subplots are secondary issues or conflicts that the characters in your story have to deal with. All stories have a main conflict; in Star Wars they have to defeat the Empire, in Harry Potter they have to defeat Voldemort, in Hansel and Gretel, they have to defeat the witch. 789 more words

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