C r i s t e l l e   C o m b y

author of the Neve & Egan mystery series

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Happy New Year

Happy 2017 everyone! I hope you all stepped safely into this New Year. May it bring you a lot of joy and many happy moments. My holiday is almost over, but oh I wish it would go on a little bit longer. I’d planned to get so much more work done, but alas… Being stuck...
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Is Talent Important When it Comes to Writing?

There are some seriously talented writers out there. These talented writers get millions in sales, constant praise, and have great success with each book. What makes them so successful? Some may think these writers are successful because of talent. However, this...
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What Makes Urban Fantasy Appealing?

Urban fantasy has gained an insane amount of popularity over the recent years. With over 50,000 books in the ‘Popular Urban Fantasy’ section on Goodreads, it’s clear this genre is booming. I wanted to share my thoughts on why I think this genre has become so popular....
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3 Tips on Writing Effective Outlines

As a writer, I understand how hard getting started can be. I mentioned in a previous post how planning can save you time. Guess what is part of that process? Outlining! Outlining not only gives you a bird’s eye view of your novel, but provides a solid foundation....
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Happy New Year!!!

The promotion for Blind Chess will be in full bloom comes January, with a month-long virtual book-tour. Here’s the blogs’ list I’ll be on. I’m doing lots of interviews this year (I think I’ve broken my personal record). I still have a few to do, but...
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