Stats and extra of Desirable Purity for the month on April and May, 2015.
“Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. “Jess and Jason,” she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost.
And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. Now everything’s changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good?”
My exams finished and I became Elsa, because no right, no wrong, no rules for me. I’m free!
Originally posted on Shannon A Thompson:
#SATurday: Authors, Be Yourself As an author—but also as a marketer—I am constantly stressing the importance of being true to yourself and being true to your work. For instance, it’s a popular question to ask an author how long it took them to write a story. In turn, this…
They asked: “Everywhere all I see is break ups and divorces and heart breaks. Maybe there was something called true love before but I seriously doubt if it still exists.”
I answered: …
“I’ve been held down like a piece of meat while monsters disguised as men violated me again and again. ” -Gladys Lawson, Blood Borne Connections.
Originally posted on newauthoronline:
Many thanks to Munazza for the below guest post. ? How to make a character seem realistic As an author, you will be asked this basic question quite a few times in your life. Most people can’t categorize a simple answer in a few words. To many authors out there, it…
His four-year-old body lay limp in the hospital wing, the phone on the side table.
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