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The 7-Step Process to Writing a Mystery or Thriller: Part Four

Welcome back. When last we met we talked about openings and characters. Now let’s look at plot, clues, and red herrings. On story vs. plot, E. M. Forster said, “The king died, and then the queen died, is a story. […]

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The 7-Step Process to Writing a Mystery or Thriller: Part Three

It would appear that my blog, at least for the near future, will be monthly. I am spending most of my writing focused on Nunzio’s Way, which I hope to get to my publisher in the fall. Here I am […]

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The 7-Step Process to Writing a Mystery or Thriller: Part Two

As I feared, life came barging in demanding my full right-now attention. Eventually, I  crawled back to my laptop to write my next “Rewrite It.” Welcome back. As promised, I will return to my “Seven-Step Process to Writing a Mystery/Thriller […]

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Rewrite It – The Blog of Nick Chiarkas: The 7-Step Process to Writing a Mystery or Thriller: Part One

My dear friend, and fellow author, Valerie Biel has convinced me to write a blog. I thought my first one should introduce what I would like this blog to be. To offer a writing tip or two. To say something […]

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