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The Five Second Rule

This new rule of writing, which after a years of thought and planning I have just invented over breakfast this morning while watching lots of people on the TV asking God to bless America, is a refinement of a writing … Continue reading

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The “He said” Horrors

Another in my occasional series of blogs to prove that I know everything there is to know about writing. Some people call them ‘tags’, others ‘identifiers’ – those bits you add after a character’s speech such as ‘he said’, ‘John … Continue reading

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Openings

Drifting into Exposition Rock Flint┬ámoved out of the shadows as Maloney walked by, and tapped him on the shoulder. ‘We need to talk, Mickey.” ‘Sure, Rock,‘ replied the crook. But even before the words were out he was reaching into … Continue reading

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