Author Archives: N. M. Thomas

About N. M. Thomas

I was born in the West of France, a region I like a lot. We moved around a lot with my parents and ended up in Paris area when I was five. I lived around Paris area until I was twenty one and decided to move to England to improve my English (yes, just like that!) It wasn't easy to be in a country and a part of Britain itself (East Yorkshire)where I could not understand people talking to me. The accent was so important that it took me about a year to become fluent. I stayed there for four years and decided to go back home to Paris. I met my husband, who is American, and finally, only stayed just over a year in France as we moved to the United States. I've always loved literature and foreign languages. I speak fluent French and English, and know some Russian, Italian, Spanish and German. I started to write poems when I was a teenager. My dad actually influenced me a lot, he used to write beautiful poems in French (and I keep telling him he should publish them!)So, I carried on writing poems until I decided to start writing books. I've got two amazing children who keep me on my toes all day long so I only get some time to write at night, but I would not change that for the whole world! And I find inspirations from the music I listen, Lifehouse, Casting Crows, Fireflight and others, but also and mainly from instrumental music, original movie soundtracks (those I love!)

Dialogue – Great said words

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Some ideas about plotting your novel

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Personality Adjectives

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A Feeling List

 

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To keep in mind!

 

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SUBPLOT

Interesting tips explaining how to build a subplot! Too important not to forget. There is one element in plotting our story that we sometimes forget or neglect—the subplot. The subplot is what rounds out a novel or screenplay, informing it … Continue reading

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30 Famous Historical Quotes On Writing in Plain Language:

Found this list and thought I’d share it with you all 🙂 1. Let thy speech be short, comprehending much in a few words. ~Apocrypha 2. Have something to say, and say it as clearly as you can. That is … Continue reading

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