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Sarah Tomlinson on Writing Red Herrings in a Character-Driven Novel
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Sarah Tomlinson on Writing Red Herrings in a Character-Driven Novel

Tomlinson's THE LAST DAYS OF THE MIDNIGHT RAMBLERS releases in February 2024
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Today we hear from Sarah Tomlinson whose novel, The Last Days of the Midnight Ramblers, was released in February. Sarah and I will be talking about red herrings and how to make them work in a character-driven novel rather than letting them be a mere plot contrivance. 

Watch a recording of our live webinar here. The audio/video version is available for one week. Missed it? Check out the podcast version above or on your favorite podcast platform.

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Sarah Tomlinson, a former music journalist, has been a ghostwriter since 2008, penning more than 20 books, including five New York Times bestsellers. In 2015, she published the father-daughter memoir, Good Girl (Gallery Books). She wrote The Last Days of the Midnight Ramblers, her first novel, in-between assignments for a who’s who of celebrity clients.

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