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Abi on writing mainstream fiction

I’ve been steeped in genre fiction (science fiction and mystery/detective) for so long, that I got a little bit freaked out when I started thinking about plotting a “mainstream” novel. Fortunately, Abi had the answer:

“You start by not killing one of the main characters. Then you keep going until you don’t reveal who didn’t do it.”

Simple, really.

I’ve been steeped in genre fiction (science fiction and mystery/detective) for so long, that I got a little bit freaked out when I started thinking about plotting a “mainstream” novel. Fortunately, Abi had the answer:

“You start by not killing one of the main characters. Then you keep going until you don’t reveal who didn’t do it.”

Simple, really.

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