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New Books: What gets us excited?

currently playing on my laptop: Colors by Halsey Tuesdays are the absolute best. Each week, we lucky readers are invited into new stories on the traditional launch day and sometimes we can’t stop the fangirling. But what is it specifically … Continue reading

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Great First Lines

now playing on my iPod: Twin Rivers by Big Scary Let me start by saying that I enjoy all sorts of first lines in books. Ironic, atmospheric, simple, poignant, funny. Writers, don’t think you stink because your first line is … Continue reading

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3 Tips for Writing Stories Someone Might Actually Want to Read

currently playing on my iPod: Oceans by Twin Atlantic Want your novel to not suck? Try these three techniques. 1. Figure out what you LOVE about your favorite movies/TV shows and include whatever-that-is in your story. imdb.com I love BBC … Continue reading

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Eerie Halloween Reading

currently playing on my iPod: Madness by Muse In honor of my favorite holiday, here is a list of super creepy stuff to read around Halloween. 1. A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness  This book includes some Salem lore, … Continue reading

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