BEYOND THE SHELF – Looking Back on 2018

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SHANNON MUIR’S THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF!

BEYOND THE SHELF offers commentary on a variety of subjects by author and site administrator Shannon Muir. This feature looks back on the blog for this year, and lets readers know what to expect content-wise from tomorrow through year’s end. Regular content will resume SUNDAY, JANUARY 6, 2019 with a SHANNON MUIR’S MYSTERY OF CHARACTER column. Continue reading →

SHANNON MUIR’S MYSTERY OF CHARACTER – Learning the Story Behind the Story

Every Sunday, the feature SHANNON MUIR’S MYSTERY OF CHARACTER on SHANNON MUIR’S THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF focuses on the art and craft of writing from Shannon’s perspective, or gives you insight on her process as an author.

This week features Shannon looking into how looking into developing a character’s backstory in detail can help inform character developemnt.

This is an updated version of a column that Shannon Muir did for a sister site.

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