Emily W. Skinner

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Emily had a goal when she was 15, she would have a daughter named Marquel and write a novel titled "Marquel." She accomplished both and more.

A member of The International Thriller Writers, Emily was a protege of the late master of the pulps or paperback originals, Harry Whittington. Emily interviewed Whittington during her days as a feature writer for the Clearwater Sun daily newspaper and its weekly division. They became friends and he taught her how to plot and gave her approval of the original outline and sample chapter for "Marquel" shortly before he died in 1989.

After Whittington passed away, Emily challenged herself to write as her mentor did and wrote a chapter a day and finished the novel "Marquel" in 52 days. For more details on th
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Emily W. Skinner I don't experience writer's block as much as writer's frustration, if that is a thing. Meaning, I will get jammed up with thoughts about how to…moreI don't experience writer's block as much as writer's frustration, if that is a thing. Meaning, I will get jammed up with thoughts about how to proceed. When I started writing the newest novel St. Blair: Sybille's Reign, I realized that now Sybille has to save the world!
I am sitting at the keyboard saying to myself, "You have save world! What in the hell were you thinking? How is this going to work?"
When I plot, I know things that I want to happen, but I don't always know how I am going to achieve it until I begin typing.
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Emily W. Skinner The best thing is meeting readers or hearing from them in letters, reviews and in person. I really enjoy hearing reader feedback.
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“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.”
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“People glorify all sorts of bravery except the bravery they might show on behalf of their nearest neighbors.”
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