Mark Benjamin

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Mark Benjamin Funnily enough, I've never had to deal with writer's block. I normally write down my book ideas (which I have dozens) that I have never faced this…moreFunnily enough, I've never had to deal with writer's block. I normally write down my book ideas (which I have dozens) that I have never faced this problem. What I can say, is that where some of the block occurs, is when I'm sorting out how the protagonist escapes a particular event. That process of getting my character out of a tight spot can sit with me for hours, days, even weeks before the shining light suddenly pops up into my head.(less)
Mark Benjamin By far the best thing is learning how much readers enjoyed your book. That as well as seeing your name on a print book for the first time! It's a…moreBy far the best thing is learning how much readers enjoyed your book. That as well as seeing your name on a print book for the first time! It's a brilliant feeling. Indescribable really.(less)
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HOW LONG SHOULD YOUR FICTIONAL BOOK BE? My short story, The Curious Case of William Alexander Redwood, shall soon be released on April 3, 2017. It stands at exactly 5,896 words on Microsoft Word, without taking into consideration the title, copyright page, dedication, etc. However, as I wrote it, I began asking myself; how do I define my novel by word count? How long should a short story be? A... Read more of this blog post »
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"Urban fantasy is not my usual go-to genre, but tempt me with vampires and I can be convinced to give one a try. The bonus is that the vampires in this one are bloody and brutal – just the way I like ‘em.

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"Gabriel wanted to live his life in peace. He didn’t wish for fame or riches. He just wanted peace; from his drunken abusive uncle for his aunt, from cruel bullies at university and from his heartsickness over his unrequited love for his close frie..." Read more of this review »
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“Drink,” he commanded, seeing the look of hunger, of passion, in the boy’s eyes. The intensity of his blood had awoken the predatory fire that lay within all men.”
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“You can’t think yourself out of a writing block; you have to write yourself out of a thinking block.”
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“Writing is like sausage-making; you’ll all be happier in the end if you just eat the final product without knowing what’s gone into it.”
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