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Simile: A Writer’s Best Tool

I offered a quick review of The Edge of Recall in my post, “Hodgepodge News,” a few weeks ago, but what I didn’t do was quote what is now one of my favorite similes in all of fictiondom: Petra flicked … Continue reading

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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┬áThe Fire in Fiction. All this time, and I’m just now hitting chapter … Continue reading

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