3 Reasons Why I Write Thrillers

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When I described myself as a thriller writer, I was once asked what drew me to this genre. What was it about thrillers that fascinated me so much? This was indeed food for thought. On reflection, here are the 3 reasons why I write thrillers:- More

“Practical Tips On Writing A Book”

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If you or someone you know has this dream of writing a book some day, here’s one place where you get the collective wisdom of many famous writers. I speak of an old post by Steve Silberman in his blog “NeuroTribes.” In this post 23 brilliant authors share their thoughts and experiences in writing a book. These authors have written about a wide variety of subjects. Their thoughts and views are often as varied as the subjects they write on. More

Blog Crawling- 2

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The sheer diversity of blogs never ceases to amaze me. Be it in terms of content, writing style, the visual appeal or almost anything else, you will find a delightful range of blogs on writing, on books and on matters literary. Today, I invite you to join me as I point you to a few blogs that have recently caught my attention. More

Blog Crawling


Pub crawling , yes but blog crawling? That’s what I do to keep in touch with what writers all over the world have to say about their books and the craft of writing. They describe the books they are writing, the ones they are reading and share many thoughts and experiences. In today’s list, I start with Suspense Novelist by Peg Brantley, a Colorado based writer of suspense. More

A Wealth of Knowledge for Writers


I am excited because I have just downloaded something which I keenly look forward to reading. No, it’s not a novel but a booklet about creating characters that bring greater interest in your novel. I am speaking of “Crafting Unforgettable Characters” a free e-book that you can get, courtesy K. M. Weiland. Her blog called Wordplay has great content and lots of it. No wonder her by line reads ” Helping Writers Become Authors.” More