Monthly Archives: October 2011

Conflict of Interesting

(Number 4 in a series about writing the Max Hurlock Roaring 20s Mysteries) So what comes first, the characters or the plot? In real life of course, the characters are first and then they either do things or things happen … Continue reading

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The Plot Thickens (or maybe it’s just the humidity)

(Number 3 in a series about writing the Max Hurlock Roaring 20s Mysteries) . Now I had the characters, their home base, and some backstory, but it had to be fleshed out if the characters were to be believable. I did … Continue reading

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Dr. Watson I presume?

(Number 2 in a series about writing the Max Hurlock Roaring 20s Mysteries) Once I decided on a detective, I started to think of a sidekick, a Dr. Watson sort of character, but much different. That left either a friend, … Continue reading

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A Detective is Born

(First in a series about writing the Max Hurlock Roaring 20s Mysteries) After my book Master Detective was published, I decided to stick with the facts in my future works, but to maybe improve on them a bit. In the course of researching … Continue reading

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