Monthly archive for June2018

Writing for Teens and New Adults

Writing for Teens and New Adults

  by Marion Crook for Mama Reads Blog September 30, 2016 https://mamareadsblog.wordpress.com/?s=Marion+Crook Writing for Teens and New Adults Teens are a collection of individuals with individual ideas, prejudices, concerns and hopes. They want novels that give them beauty and order, hope, a sense of power…

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7 Ways to Make a Young Reader’s Hair Stand Up

7 Ways to Make a Young Reader’s Hair Stand Up

7 Ways to Make a Young Reader’s Hair Stand Up The Writers`Dig (Writers Digest) http://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/7-ways-make-young-readers-hair-stand By: Guest Column | January 4, 2017  Marion Crook 7 Ways to Make a Young Reader’s Hair Stand Up 3 Children often want to get the thrill of suspense from their novels. It doesn’t…

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The Problem Must Matter

The Problem Must Matter

By Marion Crook for yatopia.blogspot.ca  September 23, 2016 The Problem must Matter   Most writers want to engage their readers, have the readers worry about the characters and feel relieved when danger is overcome. That emotional involvement will happen only if the readers care about…

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Where in the world have I been?

Where in the world have I been?

    Where have I been? Writing. Because I didn’t have a publicist sending me reminders, I ignored my website and concentrated on writing. I had no idea so much time had passed until I realized I hadn’t heard from friends and readers for some…

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