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Tag: Dr. Hannibal Lecter

Series and Psychopaths—The Author Sadist & Why Audiences LOVE the Pain

To write great stories, we have to channel some sadism. The relationship between author and audience is actually pretty toxic, but it’s the only “toxic” relationship that’s GOOD for people. We throw a rock in sanity and readers want more.

Setting–Adding Dimension to Your Fiction

For those who follow this blog regularly, first of all—THANKS! If you are new, Monday is the day that I blog on the craft side of things. I have worked as a freelance writer and editor for going on ten years and all the craft blogs are based off almost a decade of experience. Wednesdays’ …

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