Monthly Archives: April 2012

Tricks of the trade

When writing mysteries, horror or anything that requires the building of suspense, every author must use little tricks to put the protagonist in a suspenseful situation. The difficulty is putting these tricks into the story without making them stand out. … Continue reading

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Writer versus Storyteller

Stephen King once said that the Twilight book series read as if it had been written by a high school kid. In Stephenie Meyer’s defense he also said that she might not be a good writer, but she was a … Continue reading

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cops and suspects

I have always tried to convey in my writing what a cop thinks when dealing with people. Below is a list of things people say to cops and what the cop thinks. What the person says ________________________________________________ What the officer … Continue reading

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