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Jean Nicole Rivers

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JeanNicole Rivers is a great lover of reading and writing. Though she loves reading and writing varied genres, horror/thriller is her favorite.

JeanNicole has been writing poetry and short stories since she was a child, but has always aspired to compose a novel. The Secret Keepers, the first story in what will be a series of Black Water Tales, is her first novel.

Most recently, Ms. Rivers won 3rd place in the National Black Book Festival’s 2013 Best New Author competition and she enjoys the honor of having written featured articles for popular reader websites, such as Digital Book Today and The Masquerade Crew.

JeanNicole Rivers graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Arts degree i
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Into The Action: Placing Your Reader In The Story


People read for adventure, for the chance to escape to a place that is exciting and different. Part of the art of being a writer of great stories is the ability to bring your reader into the scene, to place them dead center in a dramatic shootout or right alongside the main character as she fights off an attacker. The best way to draw your reader in is to engage all of their senses.


Sight:              What...senses.


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Published on May 09, 2018 13:03
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I like this book, but ugh, it was kind of a chore to read. Yes, I understand the elaborate details on everything from clothes, to music to home appliances was to help us understand the character and his psychopathy, but it drove me nuts. Also, while ...more
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Loved it! I think this is my favorite by Ms. Morrison to date. Her words are, as usual, rich, creamy and delicious as she guides us along the rocky road of parenting in the style of, doing the best I could with what I had, and all that it leads to.
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Really enjoyed this book. I loved all of the characters and all of the twists and turns right up until the surprising end.
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“I'm just not in a writing mood, but I keep going. What if the garbage man were not in a garbage mood? or the doctor not in a healing mood?”
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