The Book Mechanic
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The Book Mechanic

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Add a ‘ticking clock’ to your writing and make that next book unputdownable

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We’d all like to engage our readers as much as possible. People are reading fewer books, so we’d rather have them choose ours when they grab something from the ‘store.’ I talk about page-turners a bit, but if you’d like to juice your reader’s pulse to level 11 and keep her flipping the papyrus, add a ticking clock to your…



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