The Girls by Emma Cline

The Girls by Emma Cline

It’s the summer of 1969. Evie Boyd is 14 and lives in Northern California. Her parents have recently divorced, and she feels lonely and abandoned. When she meets a group of young women in a park, she[…]

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Soft Target by John Beyer

Soft Target by John Beyer

The following is a guest post by John Beyer, author of Soft Target. The idea for the novel Soft Target came to me as I sat listening to terrorist experts during a conference in 2012. Colonel David[…]

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A Portrait to Die For by Radine Trees Nehring

Redemption

The following is a guest post by Radine Trees Nehring, author of A Portrait to Die For. Thinking back over many years of writing, I have just now come to the realization that–behind all my non-fiction and[…]

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Dying to Dance by Jamie Cortland

Creating Memorable Characters

The following is a guest post by Jamie Cortland, author of Dying to Dance. Have we talked about creating characters? I hope so because if you’re ready to begin the book of your dreams, that’s exactly[…]

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Harper Lee

RIP Harper Lee

Last week, I learnt with sadness about the passing of Harper Lee. Her book To Kill a Mockingbird is a favorite of mine and is, in my opinion, one of the best American classics. Born[…]

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