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Wacky Stories With Twist Endings

Volume 1
by John M W Smith  GB United Kingdom

February 11, 2014   |    1,657 reads    |   0 comments

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Book image did not loadThis is the first in a series of four ebooks. It also has a "sister" series called Scary Stories With Twist Endings (Vols. 1 and 2). As you would expect, these are twist in the tale stories of the kind made famous by writers like Jeffrey Archer, O'Henry, and Roald Dahl. Where these stories are different is in their contemporary feel, and---this is very important---that they are written from a woman's viewpoint! This is most unusual for a man to be doing, and it is even more unusual for him to be praised for doing it so well by numerous reviewers. Most have been translated into Russian. Please visit the Amazon page for this book and read the reviews. Proper twist in the tale stories are infernally difficult to write, and even very good writers end up writing stories that are not truly twist in the tale in that the clues are absent, the reader can guess the ending, or the writer has inadvertently cheated  by not giving the right kind of information to the reader to play fair, thus giving the reader a good chance of guessing the ending. This is what separates a twist in the tale expert from a twist in the tale novice.
and take a look at this free story of mine at

About The Author

An author who has had many stories published in the women's weekly magazines and literary journals, John was drawn to writing at an early age. At one time in his teenage years he was reading one book a day---the subject didn't matter, but it needed to grab his interest in the first couple of pages, or he would abandon it. And this is the rule he has since applied to all his writing, believing that if you haven't grabbed the reader straight away, you are not writing well enough.. After graduating with an Honors Degree in History he spent many years in academic publishing, at... more

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