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Why Our Characters Can’t Sleep

What can’t our characters sleep? No. They don’t have insomnia. If our characters slumber, we run the risk of putting our readers to sleep. Our job as writers is to keep our characters—and our readers—awake. When I wrote my yawner … Continue reading

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WoW: Hook ’em!

“This Street is Impassable. Not even Jackassable.” When I think of memorable first lines, this one from Deeanne’s Gist’s book, The Measure of a Lady comes to mind. Catchy, isn’t it? I knew I was in for a good time … Continue reading

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