Tag Archives: Writing Advice

Writing Advice From The Author Of “Cliff Walk.”

Check out my advice to writers on the Gotham Writers’ Workshop site. I discuss writers’ block, writing prompts, and the most valuable advice I got as a young writer.¬† Here’s the link. It’s an honor to be included there with … Continue reading

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How To Write Mysteries: Advice From Novelists Including Me.

Fifty-eight mystery writers working in 12 sub-genres including thrillers, cozies, police procedurals, and hard-boiled detective novels contributed articles and interviews to The Mystery Writers, a new book of advice on how it’s done. I’m honored to be included along with … Continue reading

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A Master’s Wise And Practical Writing Advice

Don Fry begins his wise and practical¬† book of writing advice this way:¬† “Here’s a radical idea: You can escape your teachers. You can write in ways suited to you, rather than ways you were taught.” In “Writing Your Way,” … Continue reading

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Want To Write A Mystery? A New Book, Which I Contributed To, Tells How

I’m proud to be among the contributors to “Now Write! Mysteries,” a new book filled with advice and exercises to help you create a whodunit, a hard-boiled crime novel, a thriller, a police procedural, or anything else under the broad … Continue reading

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