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5 Ways to Create Suspense in Fiction craft tips novel writing process May 15, 2022

From the desk of Kate Riordan.

While ‘suspense’ as a genre might mean slightly different things to publishers and readers, for writers hoping to position themselves in this part of the...

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What is a Trope? craft tips novel writing process May 01, 2022

From the desk of Craig Leyenaar.

I have this thing that I do when I’m watching films. Sometimes I predict what the next line of dialogue is and more often than not, it’s pretty bang on....

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Spring Magazine craft tips novel writing process Apr 17, 2022

Happy Easter, writers.

'Tis the season for lighter evenings and warmer months (for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, at least!), and we're marking this long holiday weekend with a...

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AJ Pearce on Making Characters Feel Real craft tips novel writing process Apr 10, 2022

AJ Pearce is the Sunday Times bestselling author of Dear Mrs Bird and Yours Cheerfully, both part of The Emmy Lake Chronicles series. AJ’s novels have been published in more than twenty...

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How to Write Dialogue in Fiction craft tips novel writing process starting to write a novel Feb 20, 2022

From the desk of Katie Khan.

Have you ever read a book with a fantastic story, only to wish the dialogue was – well, a little better written? ‘The characters all sounded the...

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How to Introduce a Character in a Novel craft tips novel writing process starting to write a novel Jun 27, 2021

From the desk of Katie Khan.

Lately I have become obsessed with how we first meet our favourite characters in books. Whether they’re honourable, ethical good guys, or down-and-out criminals...

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How to Write Clean, Good Prose craft tips novel writing process Jul 26, 2020

From the Desk of Katie Khan.

As I tackle a new draft of my latest novel, I’m confronted once again by my own unpolished prose sitting ugly on the page, trying too hard.

It’s true that...

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