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Mike Oliveri

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Mike Oliveri is a writer, martial artist, cigar aficionado, motorcyclist, and family man, but not necessarily in that order. His Bram Stoker Award-winning first novel, Deadliest of the Species, was just reprinted by Evileye Books.

Sure, outlining is important.


When telling a story, it helps to know where it ends. It helps to understand the setup and plot twists along the way. Or, when writing time is scarce, it gives the writer a clear sense of direction rather than wasting time winging it and having to backtrack or rewrite afterapre-reader or editorpoints out why a key element doesn’t work.


The problem is it’s easy to ove...

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Winter Kill

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Deadliest Of The Species

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