Selected plotting and planning techniques from Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel: How to Knock ‘Em Dead with Style by Hallie Ephron

In May 2016, I gave a short presentation on plotting and planning techniques from Hallie Ephron's book Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel: How to Knock ‘Em Dead with Style at the monthly Power of the Pen Meetup in Vancouver, Washington. The techniques we discussed were A "blueprint" for planning a mystery novel The shape... Continue Reading →

Corporate compost

In my enthusiasm to fill up the compost bin a friend gave me, I wondered what else I could throw in: I had an abundance of green biomass, but was running out of browns. Dryer lint, fingernail clippings, cotton fabric, what else? Ah, paper. I had that in abundance too. I turned my attention to... Continue Reading →

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