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The Novel Begins 3

2             My name is Joseph Tooley, and it was my father Jacob that went missing nine years ago out here in these very woods. No trace has ever been found of him in all that time. And believe me … Continue reading

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The Novel Begins Part 2

On this side of Jacobs Pass, so called for the old-timer Jacob Tooley who went missing in these woods some time ago, I wake up every morning in my cabin some six miles out of town, a good distance to … Continue reading

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The Novel Begins

Prologue             The splintering bark showered him as the shot exploded into the tree a mere foot from his head. “You can’t hide. I know every corner of this forest, and it will be your burying ground.” Cresting the hill, … Continue reading

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How To Begin

OK, so here I am. I have my outline completed, with one major exception (thinking of switching the gender of my antagonist) and a few minor exceptions (how much depth to give some of my secondary and thirdondary—that’s a word … Continue reading

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Prologue vs Preface

I was wondering the other day exactly what the difference between a Prologue and a Preface was. I thought they were basically regional terms for the same concept; as in a Ketchup/Catsup, Tomato,Tamaughto type deal. Yet, once again I was completely wrong. … Continue reading

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