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Nina Mansfield is a Connecticut based writer. Her first novel, SWIMMING ALONE, a YA Mystery, was published by Fire & Ice in August 2015. Nina began her writing career as a playwright; she has written numerous plays, which have been produced throughout United States and in Canada, Australia, England and Ireland. Her short plays have been anthologized in Smith & Kraus’s The Best Ten-Minute Plays (of 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014) and YouthPlays’ Middle Schoolin’ It. Her one-act play Clean is published by Original Works Publishing. A collection of her plays entitled Three More Marriage Plays, along with her plays No Epilogue, Crash Bound, Text Misdirected and Missed Exit are available from One Act Play Depot. Her short mystery fiction has ...more

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Nina Mansfield If I am experiencing a great deal of writer's block, generally, I will (temporarily) walk away from the piece of writing. If I am blocked, it usually…moreIf I am experiencing a great deal of writer's block, generally, I will (temporarily) walk away from the piece of writing. If I am blocked, it usually means I know that something isn't really working and needs to be fixed. I need to let myself figure out how to fix it, and staring at a blank page is usually not the answer for that. When I figure out the answer (while folding laundry or doing dishes), I return to the writing and fix it. In the mean time, I will often work on another piece of writing.(less)
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Swimming Alone

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Erasing the Brain

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I am delighted to host author and fellow International Thriller Writers member Christina Hoag on my blog today! Today she shares the inspiration behind her thriller SKIN OF TATTOOS.


What inspired me to write Skin of Tattoos


By Christina Hoag


Skin of Tattoos is a noir crime novel set in the gritty underbelly of Los Angeles’ gangland, the darker side of the palm-studded, movie-star lifestyle tha...

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