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Digging The Past For Rich Story Plots

Is it a bad idea to pry and write about family skeletons or an expired confidentiality agreement signed by some kin?

Is Sherlock looking for clues about Dr. Watson’s NDA past? (Photo by mohamed hassan from Pixabay)

One’s past could be many things. It could be happy; it could be sordid. It could be riddled with colorful phases, or washed-out in forgettable facets.

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Josephine Crispin

Josephine Crispin

Published author, editor, storyteller; 200+ of her books were published conventionally with some on pinoypub.ph; two are self-published on Amazon KDP

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