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Crime and Craft

Here is a short video by Tom Halford, author of Deli Meat, in which he talks about writing dialogue. This video is inspired by a Skype chat on this topic earlier today with some of the other Crooked Cat authors:

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Taking the Plunge

Originally posted on Tim's Blog:
Today I’m delighted to host a piece of flash fiction from Crooked Cat author Rosie Travers. An old lady ponders her greatest regret …. Grace hadn’t even heard of a bucket list until Bill…

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Cross (with) Word

Originally posted on Tim's Blog:
Today I’m pleased to host another humorous guest poem, from author and blogger Miriam Drori.Top Ten Reasons I’d Rather Be WRITING Than Messing Around with Microsoft WordWriting is fun; Word makes you run.Writing’s creative;…

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Shall I compare thee …

Originally posted on Tim's Blog:
Another guest poem today, from novelist and editor Sue Barnard. Itseemed rather fitting, in view of our current unseasonably warm weather. A sonnet, in the style of a certain balding Elizabethan playwright ….THE FIRST…

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SIM Talk 6: Katharine Johnson

Originally posted on An' de walls came tumblin' down:
A very happy birthday to author Katharine Johnson, who tells us about a particular consequence of social anxiety in her own life and in that of a character in her novel,…

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