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New Release: St. Nicholas of Hell’s Kitchen, a Silencer Christmas novella

I promised you more new release announcements in the run up to the holidays and here is number 2. This one is for St. Nicholas of Hell’s Kitchen, a Silencer Christmas novella. Now I’ve always been fond of the Silencer … Continue reading

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“Bullet Holes” and the Creativity Pressure Cooker

This is the fairly straightforward version of the idea generation process. See image, start writing. However, sometimes an image would also sink into a great stewpot of my subconscious and spark an idea further down the line. This is what … Continue reading

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New story available: The Four and a Half Minute Boiled Egg

Regular readers of this blog as well as my personal blog may recall that I occasionally enjoy doing writing challenges such as the eight hour fiction challenge. The story I want to announce today (which I actually should have announced … Continue reading

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The Eight Hour Fiction Challenge for August and “The Cork and the Bottle”

You may remember the eight hour e-book challenge, a semi-regular event instigated by Joe Konrath last year and since then continued by Donald Rump. I took part three times so far, and even though I’m currently putting the finishing touches … Continue reading

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The Iron Border and the Eight Hour E-Book Challenge

You may remember the eight-hour e-book challenge from last summer, when a couple of us decided to write, proof, format and publish an e-book within a period of eight hours, inspired by J.A. Konrath. Now Donald Rump, one of the … Continue reading

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The Eight Hour E-Book Challenge Revisited

A few days ago, I blogged about my experiences in taking Joe Konrath’s eight hour e-book challenge and the resulting book, Old Mommark’s Tale. Turns out that I was not the only writer to accept Joe’s challenge. In fact, more … Continue reading

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Old Mommark and the eight hour e-book challenge

On Thursday, Joe Konrath published a guest post by cozy mystery writer Tim Myers. At the end of the post, Joe Konrath also launched the eight hour e-book challenge. Basically, the idea is to write, edit/proof, format, create the cover … Continue reading

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