Month: January 2017

5 Reasons You Should Keep a Journal

A funny thing happened. I kind of backed into journaling by accident. I’m a compulsive note-taker. I keep pads of paper around me at most times of the day, as well as various note-taking phone apps, and I’m constantly jotting

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Mysteries Versus Thrillers

One of the first questions I ask myself when cooking up a legal thriller is whether the story will be structured as a mystery or a thriller. These terms are often used interchangeably, but for me they have distinct meanings.

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2017 – The Year of the Blog?

In 2016, I posted a grand total of two posts to this blog. Two! In a year! That’s pretty pathetic. I write novels. I walk around calling myself a writer. So why does my website have such a dearth of

A Writer’s New Year’s Resolutions 2017

It’s 2017. A new year. And you know what that means…. It’s time to make some New Year’s Resolutions! The thing about me and New Year’s Resolutions, though? I tend to forget about them a few days after I make