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Throwback Thursday: 7 Deadly Writing Sins

There remain some lines we should simply never cross; some crimes we can commit as authors which are just unforgivable. And so, I’ve listed a few of them here for your enjoyment and instruction.

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5 Useful Posts for Novelists – Romantic Subplot Edition 😍

I’ve been trying to find some pointers to help me really polish off the relationship between my protagonist and the love interest. Here’s some links to a few of the more useful articles I’ve found.

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I’m Still Here

I haven’t posted in ages, so this is just a quick one to assure all four of you that I’ve not died and that I continue to work doggedly in the background.

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I’ve Just Started Draft 2.2 of ‘Project E’ and Feel Very Positive About It

I’m pleased to say the first draft 2 is actually a lot better than I thought it was when I was writing it.

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I’m Creating a New Antagonist for Detective Mo 3

I said I wasn’t going to do another Detective Mo book until I had finished something for traditional publishing (and I certainly am working on something for traditional publishing) but Mo came to me in the middle of the night and told me all about this new case and next thing I know, I’ve started outlining Detective Mo 3.

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The Making of Detective Mo

My 4 year old announced to me that one of her dolls was called Detective Molly and I became inspired.

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I Found an Early Draft of Detective Mo and Thought I’d Share It

… When I stumbled upon this little relic: a partial first draft of Detective Mo and the Missing Prince.

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Why I’ve Decided to Pursue Traditional Publishing

I could never quite decide if self-publishing was right for me or not.

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A Little Update On How The Writing Is Going

Now that I’ve made my triumphant return to blogging, I suppose I should let you all know what I’ve been up to this last wee while.

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Why I’m Scaling Back on Social Media and Getting Back to Blogging

Social media is key to selling loads of books. That’s what people say and they’re probably right but… Urgh. It’s a pain, and in my experience, it’s not been all that profitable. I have social media accounts all over the place: Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, TikTok, Instagram, you name it, but I’m not entirely convinced these […]

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