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Kirsten Weiss

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Kirsten's Books:

The Quiche and the Dead

The Riga Hayworth Urban Fantasy/Mystery series:

The Metaphysical Detective
The Alchemical Detective
The Shamanic Detective
The Infernal Detective
The Elemental Detective
The Hoodoo Detective
The Hermetic Detective

The Sensibility Grey series of steampunk suspense:

Steam and Sensibility
Of Mice and Mechanicals
A Midsummer Night's Mechanical

The Paranormal Museum cozy mystery series:

The Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum
Pressed to Death

The Witches of Doyle Cozy Mysteries:

Bound
Ground
Down
Tales of the Rose Rabbit
Spirit on Fire

At Wits' End - A Doy
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“Elmore Leonard's Ten Rules of Writing

1. Never open a book with weather.
2. Avoid prologues.
3. Never use a verb other than "said" to carry dialogue.
4. Never use an adverb to modify the verb "said”…he admonished gravely.
5. Keep your exclamation points under control. You are allowed no more than two or three per 100,000 words of prose.
6. Never use the words "suddenly" or "all hell broke loose."
7. Use regional dialect, patois, sparingly.
8. Avoid detailed descriptions of characters.
9. Don't go into great detail describing places and things.
10. Try to leave out the part that readers tend to skip.

My most important rule is one that sums up the 10.

If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it.”
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