KARIN SLAUGHTER’S KILLER WRITING TIPS    Find an isolated place: a quiet room, the Georgia Mountains, your closet, wherever. Sequester yourself for weeks at a time. Write until you’re exhausted and hallucinating. Sleep for a few hours. Then do it again.   Ignore your adorable cats. Sit down at your computer to just start writing already! […]

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Karin Slaughter Recommends   THE FIVE: THE UNTOLD LIVES OF THE WOMEN KILLED BY JACK THE RIPPER by Hallie Rubenhold A fascinating focus on the women who were victimized first by society, then by a fiendish serial killer, then by a blood-thirsty media that glorified how they died instead of the way they were forced […]

Top Ten Tips on the Business of Writing

If you want to be a writer, you need to be a reader.  This can’t be said enough.  Reading is your continuing adult education.  Everything you read tells you something important about your writing.  Even a bad book can teach you a lesson (hint: don’t be the same bad in your books). Your agent should […]