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Must Your Novel Have Multiple Storylines?

Nope. But it might be a better novel if it did. That’s not to say single viewpoint stories can’t be successful. NYT bestselling author Harlan Coben has proven that repeatedly. While his stories almost always stick to a single viewpoint … Continue reading

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You’re all ready to get started…

…there’s just one problem. The moment has come–no more waiting, no more foolin’ around, no more putting it off. You’re going to write a novel. It’s something you’ve wanted to do for as long as you can remember. And now, … Continue reading

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Villains, Virgins and Vigilantes

For my purposes, “virgins” should probably be replaced by “victims,” but the former is more fun, so I’ll stick with it, though I may revert to using the more correct designation later. Be warned! What makes popular fiction popular? Is … Continue reading

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