Monthly Archives: January 2011

DISSECTING THE WELL WRITTEN MYSTERY

A few days ago I was attempting  to  add a little juice to a story I was writing, and plagued by an overwhelming lack of direction. Instead of calling it writer’s block, I usually say my word bank is temporarily … Continue reading

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CHOOSING CHARACTERS AND SETTINGS

A while back, someone asked me why I had chosen to give one of my main characters a Mormon background in Shadows Among the Ruins. My reply  is that I wanted Jemimah Hodge, the forensic psychologist, to stand out, to … Continue reading

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