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Research or Going Down the Rabbit Hole

all of this information is important and helps me as a writer understand my story’s time period and politics, how much of it is really necessary for the story itself. Continue reading Research or Going Down the Rabbit Hole

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Starting in Medias Res

If I start reading and a character is being shot at or chased, I’m interested to see what happens next. BUT…I also enjoy getting to know a character a bit before they’re thrown into the pot of boiling water. The rom coms where we see a little bit of normal life before everything goes haywire, or the cozy mystery that starts with what appears to be just an average day in the life of the sleuth or the accused. Continue reading Starting in Medias Res