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People. Urgh.

Originally posted on Suzie Speaks:
After attending the Annual Bloggers Bash on Saturday, The Bloke and I decided to stay overnight and travel back to Birmingham the following day. We’d got up, had breakfast, went to Chiswick House really early in the morning with Shelley as neither of them had seen it and then made…

A List Of Mystery Resources [Mystery Month]

Originally posted on Rachel Poli:
This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through these links I’ll make a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thanks so much for your support! I’ve gone through many books and websites researching the craft of mystery writing and also just research for mysteries and crime…

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

Originally posted on No Wasted Ink:
Welcome to No Wasted Ink Writers Links on Monday. Each week I gather up articles that I find interesting as I surf the internet. Some are recently published and others go back a little way but are ones that I find relevant for writers. I hope you enjoy this…

Writing The Mystery Short Story [Mystery Month]

Originally posted on Rachel Poli:
Writing a mystery is hard, but writing a mystery short story is even harder. Mysteries can take a lot out of you – between the crime taking place, the long investigation process, and so on. It easier to pack that into a longer novel than it is to jam into…

To trope or not to trope…when writing become a cliché! #writing #amwriting

To trope or not to trope…when writing become a cliché! #writing #amwriting

Originally posted on G.L. Cromarty:
Today I want to talk about tropes. When to use them, when not to use them, and the vast gray quagmire that exists between. What is a literary trope? In the literary sense, a trope is a common theme, plot point, event or motif within a story. What is…

To Lie for Truth’s Sake: The Novelist’s Conundrum

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Richard Risemberg ? The job of a fiction writer is to lie. Still, if it were only to lie, you could dedicate yourself to advertising or politics instead and accept troubled sleep as the price for prosperity. But a fiction writer must lie to show truth,…

Meet Roger Peppercorn, Author [Interview]

Originally posted on Rachel Poli:
Please tell us a little bit about yourself. Things about myself? Well I’m not sure where to begin. I really don’t like talking about myself  *cough* but if I must pontificate about myself at length I will marshal on. It’s funny because as a writer you are of two minds…

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