The Red Pen of Doom

Conventional wisdom about writing is conventionally wrong.

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Writers: can you do it in FOUR WORDS?

That’s the acid test for every writer: four words. If somebody in line with you for the Largest Latte Known to Man asks what you’re working on, can you explain … Continue reading

December 12, 2012 · 25 Comments

Evil storytelling tricks NO ONE SHOULD KNOW

I don’t care what you’re writing: whether it’s spy thrillers, speeches, newspaper stories or romances about men in kilts, the only thing that matters to the reader is the journey … Continue reading

October 11, 2011 · 32 Comments

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