On My Mind: Everybody Needs A Dark Secret

Everyone has secrets, but some more than others. Give a character a dark secret and suddenly they become much more interesting. Use this secret to heighten the suspense in your story. Keep the mystery alive until the very end. Read More

On My Mind: Why I like ‘Small Town’ Stories

‘Small Towns’ are the perfect setting for a story and many writers create their own town for their mysteries, romances and adventures. This week Tessa explains why she likes stories set in small towns so much, no matter what the genre is. Read More