Crows Never Forget a Face

Blessed Mayhem

Crows are amazing birds. While writing BLESSED MAYHEM, I researched them extensively, and became so intrigued I longed to befriend a crow of my own. Let’s backtrack a bit so you can see why I became so enthralled, and then we’ll move on to the bizarre events unfolding in my…

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Murder Blog Is Moving – Yay!

Though I’m biting my nails to the quick, I’m very excited to announce that Murder Blog is moving to a self-hosted site. The new site, if all goes according to plan, will be the same domain: www.suecoletta.com. I’m adding the upgrade to redirect www.crimewriterblog.com to the new site too, so, God…

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It’s Official… I Did It!

The last couple of weeks have been a whirlwind of excitement, fear, anxiety, angst, and overwhelming joy all rolled into one enormous feeling of upheaval. Why? Because I landed a publishing deal for my novel MARRED!!! Now that the legal issues are out-of-the-way, the contract signed and sent back, I…

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Critiquing A Partner's Work– Fiction Writing

How we treat one another is so important. If you believe as I do bad karma will come back to bite you. More specifically, how we critique another writer’s work. Recently I saw someone post their first chapter in one of the writing communities on Google (can’t remember which one)…

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Three Tips To Amp Up Your Writing

There are many ways to amp up your writing.  But this first technique will surely do the trick.  Today I will share with you three secrets that you may not know. The first technique I guarantee you’ve read many times in hugely successful novels, but might not have realized that…

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Thank YOU! And A Sneak Peek of MARRED

Because I’m a bit of a nonconformist I’m not going to write a Thanksgiving post. There are plenty out there for you to enjoy. I will say, however, that I am thankful for my blogging community, in other words YOU, my followers on Twitter, tribe mates on Triberr, friends on…

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I've Converted! Outlining vs. Pantsing in Fiction Writing

As some of you know I’ve been working on a new book. I am very excited about this project because I think it’s one of the best stories I’ve ever written. I’ll give you a little teaser later in the post. For now I’d like to share something else. I…

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