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I Witnessed The Perseid Meteor Showers Show

Perseid Meteor Showers

The Perseid Meteor Showers Show This year I witnessed the Perseid Meteor showers show from a nearby peak in the Central California mountains. A huge, yellow half moon hung in the sky overhead and the stars were bright. Of course my friends and I were not the only people excited about seeing the best viewing […]

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What Do Crime Fiction Readers Want?

Crime Fiction Readers

What Do Crime Fiction Readers Want? A writing teacher long ago gave me a formula for commercial fiction: Take a likeable character who pursues overwhelming odds to reach a worthwhile goal. The worse you make your protagonist suffer, the more your readers will cheer when they overcome it. Do you agree? (MP) Crime Fiction readers […]

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Write What You Know? Writing as an Astral Projection Device

Write What You Know

Write What You Know? Writing as an Astral Projection Device Write what you know? Is that the belief crime writers go by? I don’t think so. Most of us will never commit a crime worthy of a police investigation. We’ll never encounter a career criminal. Although I’ve never been in a fist fight I can […]

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