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Sexless Marriage ─ New Content Inspiration For A Different Book by Michael Forman

You’re a photojournalist and a writer Michael. What’s the common link between photography and the kind of fiction you’re writing? My novel’s protagonist is a photographer. “Write what you know,” they say ─ and I know much about photography. I’ve travelled, photographed, and written about the places I visited. I grew tired of writing fluffy …

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How To Avoid Writing Cardboard Cut Out Characters Into Fiction

Writers need to know that their characters have to be accessible to readers, and easily relatable. Sure, make them fly and breathe fire if you must, but also show us their vulnerabilities. We want to believe they are more like us than we are prepared to admit. It makes us want to get to know them more because it reminds us of our own foibles.

Murder On The Pacific Ocean

Accidents on boats happen. When they occur at sea, things turn bad fast. It’s a dangerous world between the waves. If someone falls overboard, they can go missing and leave no trace. There are no witnesses to recount what actually occurred, and there isn’t even a body. Distance, drift, salt-water and sharks, often make one …

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