About Leah Frances

Leah joined The Editorial Department as an editorial intern in January 2021. She enjoys most types of fiction, but her favorites are thought-provoking and deeply moving stories that stay with her forever. A PhD in Biology, she has written for international sports magazines and published non-fiction (When The War Never Ends – The Voices of Military Members with PTSD and Their Families, Rowman & Littlefield, 2011; Balance Buch + Medien Verlag, 2009) in English and German, as Leah Wizelman.

The Urban Setting Thesaurus & The Rural Setting Thesaurus A working author's perspective on two unique resources for writers of any genre

Ackerman & Puglisi have published several helpful thesauruses for writers. This review covers both their urban and their rural setting thesauruses, which they recommend be used together.

The Urban Setting Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to City Spaces

Drawing Readers in Through Emotion-Driven Imagery and Realism

Introductory Chapters

The first part of the book consists of eight chapters filled with advice. […]

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WRITING A KILLER THRILLER by Jodie Renner Review from the perspective of a working writer

In Writing a Killer Thriller, Jodie Renner covers all the elements necessary to create a compelling thriller. Clearly structured and easy to read, with examples from popular novels and movies, Writing a Killer Thriller offers a wealth of important information for the new (thriller) writer and can serve as a helpful refresher and reference book for […]

By |2022-05-03T23:47:27+00:00|Getting Published, LF, Mystery / Suspense, Recommended Reading, The Writer’s Craft, Thriller|Comments Off on WRITING A KILLER THRILLER by Jodie Renner Review from the perspective of a working writer
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