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  It has been a difficult month but I have been writing. The hardest part for me is getting the first draft of Yobs in Yorkshire down with the plot moving quickly and logically. I can see the end which only tells me that I…

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Update

Update

  Hello all, I am still writing. Book II in the British Mystery Book Tours. I am at the final read through before it goes to the wonderful editor at the publishers’. It is amazing how many tiny errors are STILL in the manuscript. Once I…

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I’m working, I’m working

I’m working, I’m working

  I planned to put a post up more often this fall, but I didn’t. I am working hard on the Hazards in Hampshire book which should be out next winter–I think. I don’t have a date yet, but the publishing company is working very…

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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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