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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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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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