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As the plot thickens

Some writers swear by approaching a novel with a detailed plot in place. They have it all worked out, all the twist and turns, the setbacks, the climax, the denouement, right down to the book’s final sentence. If that works … Continue reading

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Communities of writers: it’s who you know

I was talking to an up-and-coming memoir writer a few days ago when it struck me how fortunate I am to have a community of crime writers in Canada. Many of its members are right in Toronto where I live. … Continue reading

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