Laughter Lifts the Heart
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Tag Archives: Lisa Gardner
Early Lessons from The Black Dahlia
Back in January of 2010, I made a New Year’s resolution some of you may remember: to read every book Donald Maass used as an example in his The Fire in Fiction. All this time, and I’m just now hitting chapter … Continue reading
Defending Jacob, by William Landay
Not long ago, one of my favorite authors recommended a book by one of his favorite authors. Joseph Finder has never let me down. It was he who led me to Lisa Gardner’s Love You More, so I didn’t have any … Continue reading
Posted in Reviews of exceptional books Tagged Joseph Finder, Lisa Gardner, novel, Review, William Landay 5 Comments
I just got my manuscript for The Cat Lady’s Secret back from my critique partner, and guess what?! She loves it! And guess what else?! It’s got serious problems. Okay, I admit, I already knew that. Part of the reason … Continue reading
Posted in Writing, Writing Tips Tagged Characterization, critique partner, Gone, Lisa Gardner 9 Comments
The Survivors Club, by Lisa Gardner
Lisa Gardner wrote the epitome of a thriller. Tense, exciting, edge-of-your-seat suspense and incredible characterization make this book a must-read for lovers of this genre, and a must-study for writers in general. The Survivors Club, one of Donald Maass’s examples … Continue reading