Good morning, Write Edge readers! My apologies for not letting you know yesterday that my latest book review is up. This week I’ve shared my thoughts on the debut novel Holding by Irish author Graham Norton. Here’s the intro to my review:
An officer in a small Irish town finds himself looking into a mystery that turns into a murder investigation. When he starts to dig for details, however, he realizes that the residents of the town may be hiding more than they’re sharing.
Also, it’s Thursday: writing prompts! Next week’s prompts include song lyrics and inspiration of a celestial sort. Read the full prompts now on The Write Edge Writing Workshop!
Have a wonderful day, readers!
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Hello, Write Edge readers! The kids are going back to school this week, which means I can feel the momentum starting to build. I get to return to a normal routine, and that means more time to write and edit.
We use momentum when we pursue our life’s passions. It’s essential; without it, our passions become simply past-times. For more on that, see the latest motivational quote on “A Writer’s Heartbeats.”
Sometimes even the best of momentum gets us into trouble, especially if we let it take us in the wrong direction. I got to have a little bit of fun with that idea in my latest short piece. Here’s an excerpt from this week’s story:
The Brat Pack had claimed the corner booth, as they always did, but they were down a man. Jack scanned the three faces there and noticed that Tony hadn’t made it in yet. Maybe he was still on the beat. For a cop Tony sure knew how to take it easy when he was off duty.
In the middle of the week I’ll share a brand new review with you. Come back on Wednesday to find out what I thought about Holding by Irish author Graham Norton. You’ll find that review on The Write Edge Bookshelf!
On Thursday I’ll post new writing prompts for next week, and at the end of the week I’ll share my latest parenting adventures on Growth Chart.
Have a great week, readers!
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Good morning, Write Edge readers! I’ve posted the writing prompts I’m considering for next week’s short fiction. They include a familiar bar and a mysterious disease. For the full prompts, read them now on The Write Edge Writing Workshop.
Have a great day, readers!