Tag Archives: Michael Connolly

My First Bouchercon

Happy October, all! Bruce Robert Coffin here, sharing my latest travel news. Well it’s over, my very first Bouchercon Mystery Writer’s conference. And what a conference it was! Over two thousand like minded individuals, comprised of writers, agents, publishers, and … Continue reading

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My Favorite First Line(s)

Lea Wait:  The first line of a book or short story is usually the hardest to write. The best lines encapsulate the tone of the book, capture the reader, and hook him or her into the plot and main character. All in one … Continue reading

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Prepare to be lassoed: A meditation on branding

It’s a dangerous thing, when my fellow writers are talking about Santa and cookies and pajama shopping, to go and get all serious instead of writing about chocolate bark, but this is what is on my mind today. So if … Continue reading

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