Monthly Archives: September 2016

Roaring 20s Mysteries brought up to date

People constantly ask….. Well, people sometimes ask…. Well, somebody asked me once…I think; ¬†what’s the deal with your mysteries? How many books are there and are they a serial? Do they feature the same detective? Do they all take place … Continue reading

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Kindle free book duplicity: Beware of the stealth series

For a writer, selling books with Amazon’s Kindle book platform is a great deal, and makes it easy to get a book online and out there quickly. But then what? That sound you hear is crickets chirping and a coyote … Continue reading

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Grammar fads for writers

One trap that some fiction writers fall into is writing with present day slang or expressions in a story set elsewhere. I don’t mean something obvious such as a Roman centurion talking about social media, or somebody, talking about a … Continue reading

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Buried treasure in the 1000 Islands!

In late July, we chartered a houseboat in the Thousand Islands region along the St Lawrence between Canada and the US. (Since then, we have been amazed how many people have never heard of the place. Where do they think … Continue reading

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