Articles & Interviews

Timing, Reveal, & Appeal: Genre Conventions in Mystery, Suspense, & Thrillers

Today's guest post comes from Kimberly Hunt, freelance developmental editor with Revision Division. Let’s set expectations from the start. I ...
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Interview with Vivien Chien: Murder Most Cozy

I've known Vivien Chien since before she got her first contract. It's been amazing to watch her star rise, from ...
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Interview with Annie Ward: On Writing Psychological Thrillers

Today on Writing Bloc we have author Annie Ward, whose recent release Beautiful Bad has been garnering attention all over ...
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Five Reasons To Power Through The Criticism And Just Write

So you're thinking of writing a book, but you keep telling yourself that you shouldn't. There's always a thousand reasons ...
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Writing Bloc’s Best of February 2019: Contributors Share Their Favorite Book of the Month

Writing Bloc’s Best Reads February 2019 Edition. Welcome to the seventh post in our ongoing best of series, in which ...
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Interview with Author Jeyna Grace: On Wordbuilding and Retellings

Today we are joined by Jeyna Grace - author of The Slave Prince, The Battle for Oz, and Whispers of ...
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The Submission Period for 2020’s DECEPTION! Anthology NOW OPEN!

THE SUBMISSION PERIOD CLOSED AS OF MAY 2, 2019—STAY TUNED FOR FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES TO SUBMIT YOUR WORK! Below is the ...
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Free Writing Workshop Available on the Hubbub Blog

The Kickstarts! Writing Workshop is for: Reluctant writers, stumped writers, writers who think they are blocked, bored writers, writers just looking for ...
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Escape! Promotional Ebook Downloads

Thank you for your interest in Writing Bloc and the incredible Escape! Anthology! Please choose from your preferred ebook format ...
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Review: Judy Blume’s MasterClass

After completing the Margaret Atwood MasterClass, I was excited to begin another of their writing courses. The Judy Blume class ...
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Fearless Self-Publishing Part 1: Every Keystroke Matters

This article is part of a series by Writing Bloc written to help indie authors put their best work forward ...
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Writing Bloc’s Best of January 2019: Contributors Share Their Favorite Book of the Month

Writing Bloc’s Best Reads January 2019 Edition. Welcome to the sixth post in our ongoing best of series, in which ...
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