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DESCENT shortlisted for 2014 Crime Writers of Canada Unhanged Arthur award. BLAZE shortlisted for the 2014 Crime Writers' Association Debut Dagger. Short Story "When a Friendship Fails" won 2014 Capital Crime Writer's best short story.

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Make Every Scene Sing!

Scene-by-Scene Editing Makes A Scene Come To Life

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Great stories, just like any large structure, are built of many smaller parts, known as scenes. So what is a scene?


I guarantee that even if you’re unclear on the elements of scene making, you’ll recognize when you’re reading one intuitively: Scenes invigorate and enliven dry narrative. They put characters into compell

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