Author Archives: Esther Chilton

Bite Size Writing Tips

Don’t overdo your ending Don’t go beyond your story’s natural ending e.g. in a horror story, it’s more effective to finish with the girl thinking she’s got away only for the monster to appear right at the end, its jaws … Continue reading

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An Interview With David Evans

David Evans is another author I met at Harrogate Crime Festival. He was a real gentleman and I’m thrilled that he’s agreed to be my author interviewee this week. Q. Your book, Tainted, was released earlier in the year. Can … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

I hope your week is going well. It’s now time for a new five-word challenge. For this week’s challenge, can you tell a story in five words, using the word Help in it somewhere? Last week, your story needed to … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

US paper, ‘The Saturday Evening Post’, is calling for your best limerick about an image featured in the paper. To see the said image, click on the following link: Wanna join in the fun? Submit your limerick! Entries are accepted … Continue reading

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Funny Of The Week

I wouldn’t think parents would be too keen to leave their children here…

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Stuck for an article idea? Try looking through the magazine you want to write for… You may want to write for a cat magazine but can’t think of an original idea. Looking through the magazine in question, you come across … Continue reading

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An Interview With Rachel Dove

The very talented Rachel Dove is my author interviewee this week. I first got to know Rachel through The Writers Bureau many years ago and since then our paths have crossed through various writing means over the years. I finally … Continue reading

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