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Global Mysteries · 5d ago

Small Details That Can Make a Big Difference

Mystery Novels consist of some basic elements—protagonist, antagonist, plot, setting, conflict and resolution. Most mystery writers understand these elements and can fold them into an intere...
Global Mysteries · 3W ago

Solstice Publishing Releases Renewal of Faith Books

Easter celebrates the resurrection of Christ; a renewal of the faith so many hold so close. Those who believe take the time to reflect on their blessings and honor their Lord. These stories ...
Global Mysteries · 4W ago

Lysi’s San Francisco

Lysi Weston is the main character in my travel mystery series. Her romantic “crush” is Aussie homicide detective, Maynard Christie and her best friend is Harlem-born Grace Wright. Weston, an...
Global Mysteries · 2M ago

5 Ways to Launch Your New Novel

Now The Fanfare   The launch of a new novel is not only a good way to present your latest book to the world of readers, it is also a great way to promote the books you’ve written over the ye...
Global Mysteries · 2M ago

Three Highlights of San Francisco ‘s Lands End

Located at the Northwestern corner of San Francisco is Lands End. It is part of the Golden Gate Recreation Area. There are hiking trails to explore and beautiful views to enjoy. An afternoon...
Global Mysteries · 2M ago

How Authors Use Foreshadowing

Foreshadowing is a strategy used by authors to prepare readers for something that will occur later in the story without revealing what that something will be. Foreshadowing is meant to build...
Global Mysteries · 3M ago

The Tenderloin, San Francisco’s Juvenile Delinquent

Affectionately nicknamed the ‘Loin, San Francisco’s Tenderloin district, bordered by Union Square on the east and the Civic Center on the west, and Mission Street on the south, Pine Street o...
Global Mysteries · 3M ago

How to Avoid Over Describing

Excellent description is a gift to readers. It enables them to enter the world an author has created. Over description clogs a book’s pages with useless words that prevent reader participati...
Global Mysteries · 4M ago

Haight-Ashbury: San Francisco’s Hippie Village

                  A visit to Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco’s hippie village, is a trip back to the ‘60s. A stroll down Haight Street will evoke reminders of the hippie counterculture. Here y...
Global Mysteries · 5M ago

How to Avoid Wordy Writing

Wordy writing, sometimes called overwriting, can destroy a good plot by drowning it in excessive detail, repetition, stilted speech and redundancy. Overwriting stops story action. Simplicity...