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Creating a Page-Turner: Death Rope by Leigh Russell
Posted by Leigh Russell in , .

With the emergence of ebooks, it has become relatively easy to become published. As a result, writing books has become an increasingly popular pastime in recent years. So it is...

The Three Key Steps to a Successful Story by Olivia Rana
Posted by Olivia Rana in , .

Anyone can write a novel, but if you truly want to write a novel that will gain the attention of agents and publishers and also satisfy your readers, you need...

Editor Scott Pack’s Top Tips

This is just one reason why Twitter has huge value for writers. Editor Scott Pack ( @meandmybigmouth)  of Unbound tweeted this thread of wisdom and solid gold editorial tips –...

Writing Historical Crime Fiction by M.J. Tjia
Posted by M.J. Tjia in , .

As a crime fiction reader, I have always loved finding a new crime series to follow. This is probably why I always meant for my crime novels, featuring courtesan-sleuth Heloise...

Writing that second book by Sharon Thompson
Posted by Sharon Thompson in , , .

Some of you may be screaming at me right now. ‘‘Writing a second book? I’d be happy if I could get one flamin’ book published!’  Trust me, I thought that too, but...

(Almost) Everything I Know About Writing Techniques by C.L. Taylor
Posted by C.L. Taylor in , .

As a self-proclaimed fan of ‘how to write’ books, there can’t be many writing techniques I haven’t either read about or used myself.  There are some writers who turn their...

What’s in a Place? Kiss Me Kill Me by J.S. Carol
Posted by J.S. Carol in , .

  One of the first things I need to work out at the start of a new novel is where it’s going to be set. Choosing the location is important...

Crime Fiction: The Purpose of an Inquest by R.C. Bridgestock
Posted by RC Bridgestock in , .

RC Bridgestock is the name that husband and wife co-authors Robert (Bob) and Carol Bridgestock write under. Between them they have nearly 50 years of police experience, offering an authentic...

Crime Fiction: The Purpose of a Post-Mortem by R.C. Bridgestock
Posted by RC Bridgestock in , .

RC Bridgestock is the name that husband and wife co-authors Robert (Bob) and Carol Bridgestock write under. Between them they have nearly 50 years of police experience, offering an authentic...

Reasons To Be Cheerful: Ideal Love by Alice Burnett
Posted by Alice Burnett in , .

Writing is a great job in many ways. You can do it in bed, it isn’t weather dependent, the only back-breaking part is forgetting to do your yoga, you don’t...