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Back from Yorkshire

Back from Yorkshire

At Kings Cross Station in London Harry Potter has his own platform 9 ¾. People were lining up to take their picture with the sign. Amazing what can come from a wrtier’s imagination. There were Harry Potter stores in most of the cities I visited….

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Still writing

Still writing

The British Book Tours Mysteries is moving along. The first book Hazards in Hampshire is due out in October of this year with Coffeetown Press, Kenmore WA. The second book is in the editing phase. The third book is in the first-draft-completed-and out – to…

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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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