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Just Read… A Rising Man, by Abir Mukherjee

Captain Sam Wyndham, former Scotland Yard detective, is a new arrival to Calcutta. Desperately seeking a fresh start after his experiences during the Great War, Wyndham has been recruited to head up a new post in the police force. But … Continue reading

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Just Read… The Escape by CL Taylor

When a stranger asks Jo Blackmore for a lift she says yes, then swiftly wishes she hadn’t. The stranger knows Jo’s name, she knows her husband Max and she’s got a glove belonging to Jo’s two-year-old daughter Elise. What begins … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction – “Opportunity”

And here it was; my last day. Soon there’d be no more arranging apples into uniform perfection, nor picking cauliflower leaves from the machine polished floor.  No more putting up with Andy, who seems to think managing a few rows … Continue reading

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Just Read… The Damselfly by SJI Holliday

An unsolved murder. A community turned against each other. A killer close to home… Katie Taylor is the perfect student. She’s bright and funny, she has a boyfriend who adores her and there are only a few months left of … Continue reading

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Two top tactics for plotting and editing

Originally posted on L.M. Milford:
Whether you’re writing something brand new or breathing life back into a manuscript you’ve found languishing in a drawer, getting started can be tough. Keeping track of your story line and getting balance right…

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Plotting with dialogue

Originally posted on Take Five Authors:
The closest I usually get to plotting is a few scribbled notes on odd bits of paper. And usually this starts when the book is half done. Whenever a few writers get together, at…

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Just Read… Behind Her Eyes, by Sarah Pinborough

Don’t Trust This Book Don’t Trust These People Don’t Trust Yourself And whatever you do, DON’T give away that ending… Louise Since her husband walked out, Louise has made her son her world, supporting them both with her part-time job. … Continue reading

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