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New novel! An Unruly Pawn

  An Unruly Pawn, by A. D. Morel Literary suspense | ebook and paperback LAUNCH PARTY! Betsy’s Sunflower, 12 Reach Rd., Brooklin, Maine, USA Oct 19 2014  Sunday  2-4 pm   Sequel to A Skeptic’s Luck, or STANDS ALONE. This

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Setting up for reader satisfaction

What could be better than to deeply satisfy the reader of your story? Here are some ideas for how to achieve that. PICK OUT A FEW GREAT MODELS — you probably know books that you found to be particularly enjoyable

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Posted in Characters in 3-D, Getting started, Page turner!, Plot, Process, Set the scene

Develop some character

Character under pressure — What will your character do when things go wrong? Let’s say you already made us care about this character by showing us the person doing something he/she is good at, or giving generously from the heart,

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Pick a topic

Write what you want! —   Pick a topic. It’s not so important to “write what you know”, but “write what you want!”, and let it be something you care deeply about. Choose a situation based on raw emotion and 

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