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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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