You never saw that coming. The twist in the tale.

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Plot twists…do you have a favorite you can talk about (yours or someone else’s?) Plot twists are an essential part of storytelling and the backbone of psychological thrillers, … Continued

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A blast from the past, revisited.

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. What historical/public figure would you most like to learn more about? Would you ever write about them? I very nearly didn’t join in this week. You see, I … Continued

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A cry for help, is anyone listening?

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Dear Diary. Write a diary entry or a letter from your character’s point of view. I’m cheating a little this week. Largely because my character can’t write. Instead, … Continued

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Just twenty-six letters, a world of possibilities.

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Inspired by a comment on a recent post. It never fails to amaze me that ALL the books ever written are made up of just twenty six letters. … Continued

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Creating your own Menagerie. Writing About Animals.

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Do pets (or other animals) play an important part in your books? Tell us about them. Writing Science Fiction gives you the license to create entire worlds and … Continued

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The bits at the ends, prologues and epilogues

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Prologues and Epilogues. Yes or no? The simple answer is, it depends. I realise that’s not a proper answer and I know that there are some who will … Continued

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Cutting out the Deadwood.

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Let’s talk about book descriptions. Do you write yours before or after you write the story? I’d rather we didn’t mention book descriptions. They are the bane of … Continued

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It’s time, for action.

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. They’re making an action figure of you. Describe the toy and accessories. (Do you have a catch phrase? Favorite items, clothes, hair style?) Now there’s an idea. In … Continued

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