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3 Ways to Write Editors Want (Circa 1926…) Pt 2 – Dialogue

In a previous post The Short Story – Writing What Editors Want Circa 1926…Part 1 I looked at some writing tips, written 90 years ago by author Michael Joseph in his book Short Story Writing for Profit. It is a book I found … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: 43,000 and counting….

The third of my occasional posts for National Novel Writing Month. Don’t worry, it’s nearly over… I love Christmas. Always look forward to it. But this year I am anticipating opening the first door of the advent calendar with particular … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: The second half – retire hurt, change tactics or keep the faith?

This is my second blog post about my November NaNoWriMo experience Half way through November. Fifteen days gone and I am still plugging away at my NaNoWriMo novel. I am afraid I am behind schedule, and will have to write … Continue reading

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On working for a living and writing a novel in November…

This is my first blog post about my November NaNoWriMo experience. Hopefully writing this as a kind of occasional diary it will keep me going till the 30th. I am having a first try at historical fiction, set in 1905, … Continue reading

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In which I read a terrific book but am none the wiser for it…

Have you ever reached the end of a novel, particularly one over 500 pages long and felt as if you had to flick through the whole story again to work out where you may have failed to pick up a … Continue reading

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