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Dr. Watson, I Presume? The Importance of Killer Sidekicks

by Susan Spann, @SusanSpann Whether you write detective fiction, romance, historical novels or fantasy epics, a lone protagonist never receives as great a reaction as one with a well-developed supporting cast. Foils serve to reinforce and highlight the hero’s good (and … Continue reading

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One Approach to Genre Fiction, or “This Way to ‘The End’”

We’re happy to introduce you to James Preston, author of the award-winning Surf City Mysteries series.  James’ wife, Nancy, encouraged Fae Rowen to write her first book.  James encouraged Fae to go to the San Diego Writers Conference to learn … Continue reading

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Mysteries and Me by Linda O. Johnston

Welcome to another installment of Sensational Summer Fridays, here at WITS with Linda O. Johnston! I write both mysteries and romances.  My mysteries contain romantic elements, and my romances contain suspense or mystery. Why?  Because I love them both! But … Continue reading

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