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Get that first draft of your crime novel (mystery, thriller, suspense) finished with this highly individualized nuts & bolts workshop. You'll learn step-by-step strategies for planning and finishing your book. For pantsers and plotters.
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A low-cost alternative to hiring an expensive web designer, this self-study course will teach you the basics of creating and maintaining a WordPress author website.
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A more economical alternative to hiring an expensive web designer, this premium course will teach you the basics of creating and maintaining a WordPress author website. One-on-one attention and individualized instruction help ensure your success.
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I'm looking for a few good crime fiction writers (mystery, thriller, suspense, or literary) to join me on a journey toward excellence. We'll deconstruct top contemporary crime novels to learn story structure, dialogue, exposition, subtext, and more.