Tag Archives: fiction

Writers’ challenges to help you…write

As I start getting psyched for November to arrive, I thought I’d share some writing-related challenges that may help give you the ‘it factor’ that you need to reach your goals. November is best known (to me) for National Novel … Continue reading

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Linda Barnes Interview

Linda Barnes, one of New England’s most celebrated mystery writers, author of four Michael Spraggue novels and twelve Carlotta Carlyle novels, has kindly agreed to talk to us about her newest novel, The Perfect Ghost. Welcome, Linda. Nancy: After your … Continue reading


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Bending Fiction, Serving Reality

Stephen King, one of my favorite writers, once said about writing, “You can never bend reality to serve the fiction. You have to bend the fiction to serve reality.” He also said, “You may be entranced with what you’re learning … Continue reading

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Perils of Multitasking

Edith Maxwell here. Multitasking – sounds like it might be a useful thing in this society, right? Taking a call on the cell while you’re out getting exercise. Checking the author email account during a break at the day job. … Continue reading

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