WRANGLER OR TOSSER?

Dispatches from the Desk By Tracy Clark I’ve heard stories of writers stopping two-thirds into a novel and shredding the whole thing because they weren’t happy with what they’d written. I’ve heard stories of writers who have finished an entire book, submitted it, and then asking their editor to...

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AUGUST ROGUE ROUNDUP

It’s a Rogue Roundup: See what we Rogues discovered, researched, and talked about in August… August began with both chaos and Karna Bodman's attempt to write amidst it. Born of her own brushes with natural disasters, Karna recommends four thriller novels inspired by real-life disasters. Next, we...

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DUN, DUN, DUN, DUN…DEADLINE!

By Jenny Milchman When Steven Spielberg’s film version of Peter Benchley’s blockbuster Jaws came out, it furthered the reach of the novel, spawned (ha, get it, a fish reference?) a whole school of (I can keep going) sometimes great, sometimes comical derivations that continue to this day (I’m...

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DISPATCH FROM THE CAVE

No Excuses Accepted By Tracy Clark I don’t have anything interesting to write about this time. You see, I’ve been living in a cave, figuratively not literally, for months now. Nose to the grindstone. Shoulder to the wheel. All that jazz.  I have a book to finish. A deadline looming. Writing....

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