Monday, 29 June 2015

Get Hell to Pay (Crime Files Book 1) by Jenny Thomson FREE for a limited time



Starting on the 29th of June and lasting 5 days, Hell to Pay is FREE to download on Amazon. 
 Cometh the hour



Cometh the woman




Cometh the revenge


Glasgow's about to get meaner with Nancy hell-bent on revenge. 


You won't believe what she does.




It’s the first book in a 3 book series called the Crime Files. Books 2 and 3, Throwaways and Don’t Come For Me, are already published.

Click HERE to take you to your country's Amazon. 

Thanks for reading my post! And if you do download the book, I would be really delighted if you'd leave a review even if its to say you thought the book sucked:) 

Sunday, 21 June 2015

Psychological thriller Don't Come For Me by Jenny Thomson is out now



You're in the bathroom
You hear a noise
You come out and your boyfriend is gone
There's a pool of blood on the floor and a knife



The police think you've killed him
You need to prove your innocence


But how?
When you're not sure you didn't kill him?



Don't Come For Me by Jenny Thomson is out now on Kindle and paperback http://myBook.to/Dontcomeforme

Friday, 5 June 2015

She was wearing a violent jumpsuit...

Yes, really.


The kind of jumpsuit that'd banjo you if it saw you.


Aim a karate chop to your throat.


Kick your head in.


Strike you down.


At least it would have been a violent jumpsuit if I hadn't noticed it during editing my novel.
Watch out, her jumpsuit might be violent!

You see, that's why editing's so essential. Without it, you make mistakes and if a publisher/agent/reader spots that mistake, they will start to doubt every single word they read.


Editing that novel or article can be a lengthy process, but it's a vital one unless you want a woman in a violent jumpsuit instead of a violet one.

Editing Tips
Look out for words you use excessively often. Me, I'm a just gal. With most words, you can delete them or replace them. It may help to use a word cloud or a tool that counts the instances of words.

Speech marks. Decide on single or double and stick to that. Give yourself a style guide and stick to that.

The more descriptive the words the better. For instance, trudge is better than walk, mumble is better than talk quietly. Are there words you can replace for better words?

Do you have speech tags for every, single bit of dialogue? You shouldn't need to say 'he says/she says' all the time. Often you can let people know who's speaking with them doing something. For instance - Sally wheezed. 'I'm giving up the cigarettes.'
Note - this piece first appeared on my writing blog http://ramblingsofafrustratedcrimewriter.blogspot.co.uk/