Archive > September 2015

Writing in a City That’s Not Your Own

I invited Winnipeg writer Chadwick Ginther, author of the Thunder Road Trilogy to guest blog for us and he came up with some great advice for capturing your setting, even if it’s not in your own city. Be sure to check out his bio at the end of the post. ****** Establishing setting is one […]

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Guest Post – It’s Supposed to Hurt: Writing Violence that Feels Real

by Mike Buckley A few years ago, a student of mine asked me to read a novel that she had just finished.  I agreed.  What I knew about my student at the time (Deidre is her name) was that she was a librarian who specialized in collections from the late eighteen hundreds. She struck me […]

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