By Angela Misri, author of Jewel of the Thames Writing in a series is very different than writing a stand-alone novel. A stand-alone has its own benefits and issues – like that you have a limited time to tell an entire story and getting people to fall in love with...
By Angela Misri, author of Jewel of the Thames Writing mysteries is one of those specialized crafts that requires a constant escalation – in tension, in speed and in exciting your reader. There are two key ways to do this – by Creating Tension and by...
By Angela Misri, author of Jewel of the Thames Who are your favourite fictional villains? I’ll bet that they share some common traits and I’ll further up the ante in saying that their creators are as careful about developing their villains as they are in developing...
By Angela Misri, author of Jewel of the Thames If you’re a curious person like me, you live for a good whodunit. You’re someone who actually times themself while watching an episode of Monk/Bones/Elementary for how long it takes for you to solve the case (personal...
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