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The Trauma of Trilogies

By Donna Gillespie When I first made the jump from short stories to a novel, I used to say that if the raw excitement of getting swept up in a short story could be compared to starting an affair, writing … Continue reading

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Research: a burden, or a writer’s best friend?

By Donna Gillespie Whenever I complain over the fact I seem to need at least ten or twelve years per book, I nearly always hear these words of comfort — “But of course. You have to do all that research.” … Continue reading

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