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20-20 Wendy Turbin

Happy Friday everyone, is just a day before All Hallows Eve, so who better to introduce you to but Wendy Turbin, who’s novel Sleeping Dogs has a spooky feel as her detective can see ghosts. What name do you write … Continue reading

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The Need for Notes

Whether writing fiction or non fiction. Novels or magazine articles. Readers’ letters or reviews, one of the most important pieces in a writer’s arsenal is the note book. We’ve all had a snippet of dialogue that’s perfect for our current … Continue reading

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My WIP’S

I have several works in progress. This means that presently my note book and my head is filled with sentences and dialogue, themes and schemes and plots and ideas. So I thought it was about time I updated my writing … Continue reading

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Shadows On The Grass

In November I was pleased to asked by Misha M. Herwin to be part of her blog tour following the launch of her third novel, Shadows On The Grass. For those of you unfamiliar with Misha’s work, she’s a prolific … Continue reading

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House of Shadows. A Book Review

Being a writer means that sometimes you get to read novels before they are published, and last week, I was fortunate enough to be sent an ‘advanced reading copy’ of House of Shadows, by Misha M. Herwin. The story is … Continue reading

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Realistic Dialogue

During a previous meeting with the Renegade Writers, our illustrious leader, Peter Coleborn, said something that ordinarily shouldn’t make sense. He said that dialogue in fiction isn’t true to life, but it has to be written to appear realistic. As … Continue reading

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Put him in his place

A few weeks ago, during a meeting with the Renegade Writers, our youngest member Josh said something that triggered a thought that has now evolved into today’s blog entry.  One member was receiving feedback from the group about his work … Continue reading

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Dialogue – Keep it Simple

A week ago a friend asked me if I could read a friend’s novel and give my opinion on it. Now this isn’t something I’m comfortable doing, so I recommended the author joined a writing group. The friend said that … Continue reading

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52

With Willow and the Motorway Horses complete and after a short break, I am now ready to embark on my second work of fiction, which will be called 52. All of the plotting and chapter structure is now complete, as … Continue reading

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