Feb 25, 2010

Finishing Your Novel, tips from Timothy Hallinan

Some tips for aspiring novelists:

Finishing Your Novel:  six sections of online suggestions by Timothy Hallinan,
author of Breathing Water and other fiction.

Ten Rules for Writing Fiction: writing suggestions by well known authors, in The Guardian.

Blogs that discuss writing:
All write with coffee...
Confessions of a Mystery Novelist
Confessiions of the Un-Published
Cozy Murder Mysteries
Killer Hobbies
Murder by 4
Murder is Everywhere
Mystery Writing is Murder
Ramblings of a Wannabe Scribe
Sasha Jackson Mysteries

and a book,
Writing the Breakout Novel by Donald Maass

Just a few of the online resources available on starting and finishing a book!

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  1. Hi, and thanks for the mention.

    Also, thanks for the review of BREATHING WATER. The next Poke, due in August, is THE QUEEN OF PATPONG.

    I'm doing the online review work because most publishers are hopeless at it. If you'd like me to send you an ARC in, say, June, please e-mail me at thallinan@gmail.com and let me know. (With an address, of course.)

    Thanks again.

  2. Tim: Thanks for your comment and for sharing your writing suggestions on your blog. Looking forward to your next book, The Queen of Patpong, in the mystery series. I have sent you an email!

  3. Anne Elle: Thanks for commenting on the post. I'm glad to include your blog on writing, All Write with Coffee... Sorry, I fiddled with my cursor, lost your comment, and couldn't retrieve it. Darn! Hope you enjoy visiting the other writer sites.


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