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  • Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris Book review
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    Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris Book review

    Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris Book review Synopsis  A young British couple are driving through France on holiday when they stop for gas. He runs in to pay, she stays in the car. When he returns her car door has been left open, but she’s not inside. No one ever sees her again. Ten years later he’s engaged to be married; he’s happy, and his past is only a tiny part his life now. Until he comes home from work and finds his new wife-to-be is sitting on their sofa. She’s turning something over in her fingers, holding it up to the light. Something that would have no worth…

  • Editing the first draft: Show VS Tell and Infodumps.
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    Editing the first draft: Show VS Tell and Infodumps.

    Editing the first draft: Show VS Tell and Infodumps.   Show VS Tell   Editing the first draft: Show VS Tell and Infodumps. We heard it all before show don’t tell. Even though, when you open a classic, you’ll notice that the style back in the day, was told, not show and some of those classics are best books ever written. Since we advanced so did writing.     This is a common writer mistake especially, by writers who are starting out. As I said in the previous post, good writing is rewriting.           Telling   Steve was angry.   Showing.   Steve slammed his hand…

  • We are the Aunts By David Shaun Hutchison
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    We are the Aunts By David Shaun Hutchison

    We are the Aunts By David Shaun Hutchison Book synopsis From the author of The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley comes a brand-new novel about a teenage boy who must decide whether or not the world is worth saving. Henry Denton has spent years being periodically abducted by aliens. Then the aliens give him an ultimatum: The world will end in 144 days, and all Henry has to do to stop it is push a big red button. Only he isn’t sure he wants to. After all, life hasn’t been great for Henry. His mom is a struggling waitress held together by a thin layer of cigarette smoke. His brother is a…

  • Procrastination the foe for writers. How to beat procrastination?
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    Procrastination the foe for writers. How to beat procrastination?

      Procrastination the foe for writers. How to beat procrastination?     We all go through the stage of procrastinating. This is caused by lurk of inspiration or fear which is a strong emotion for everybody. Anxiety, another common emotion for us writing flocks. We think to ourselves, my writing sucks. Ugh, I don’t feel like writing today. My characters are stupid! What if nobody like my book? Sounds Familiar?    It’s okay to take a break and catch up on TV shows and meet friends. I’m catching up with How to get away with murder at the moment. I love to sit on my bed with a packet of…

  • Top five female characters in fiction
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    Top five female characters in fiction

    Top five female characters in Fiction.   I’m going with the theme of the national women’s day that was last Wednesday. I came up with the idea to do a blog post about Top five female characters in fiction.    Disclaimer these are ladies are from books I have read. So far if you don’t see yours, don’t get offended it means I haven’t read them yet xD   Clarice Starling from The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris.   Frist one in the list of Top five female characters in fiction. Read this book a while ago and must have seen the movie a few times, and it…

  • The Anatomy of Cheating book review
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    The Anatomy of Cheating book review

    The Anatomy of Cheating book review   Lust, deception, betrayal, and their inevitable outcomes weave a web nearly impossible to escape in Nesly Clerge’s latest novel.  Chelsea Hall is certain her husband is cheating. Again. How far will a wife go when her adulterous husband pushes her to the edge? Some stop at the cliff’s edge. Others leap into the abyss. Garrett Hall wants what and who he wants. His detachment from their relationship leads Chelsea to seek what she needs elsewhere, and onto a path that leads to bliss. What begins as a dream-come-true soon becomes a nightmare when the line between who is innocent and who is guilty…

  • Top 5 hyped thrillers I yet have to read.
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    Top 5 hyped thrillers I yet have to read.

    Top 5 hyped thrillers I yet have to read   So, it’s 2018 I don’t know where 2017 have gone anyway, today’s post is about top 5 hyped books I yet have to read. I get a little sceptical when it comes to hyped books because I get disappointed and I hate when that happens.   Little Fires Everywhere Celeste Ng   Been listed as one of the most anticipated books of last year it has a rating of 70,837 on Goodreads. Also, I still need to read Everything I Never Told You by the same author.    I see you, Claire Mackintosh   I own this book it was given…

  • Five tips how to write a book
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    How to write a book

    Five tips how to write a book           Five tips how to write a book: Anyone can write a book, but it doesn’t mean it’s for everyone. Writing a book is time-consuming; it requires a lot of discipline, skill, patience, and practice. I started writing at sixteen and I didn’t know what the show vs tell was, the plotting, how to write a flashback and so on.             When I finished my third unpublished manuscript, I was excited and nothing beats that feeling. I was doing NaNoWriMo at the time, and one of my fellow writers, suggested I speak to her…

  • What is a pantser? Who are the famous panster authors? 
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    What’s a pantser?

      What is a pantser? Who are the famous pantser authors?   What is a pantser? Who are the famous panster authors?  A panster is a writer who doesn’t plot when writing their novels, I wrote a blog post about outlines, link over here: basic-outlines-methods I have tried both methods to experiment; I wrote my thriller novel by outlining, where I wrote a basic summary of how the story will progress, including the ending. I didn’t write a ridiculous 100-page outline, that’s half my book or, maybe I’m lazy and want to get started right away. My outline was a modest 2 pages. The thing that annoyed me was if I got a new idea,…