Write well. Write often. Edit wisely.
Hyphenation tips and rules for self-published print books. Includes a few notes on typographic widows and orphans as well.
Links to useful articles on grammar, punctuation, and writing fiction, especially helpful for students and educators beginning a new school year.
A blog reader asks specific questions about deep POV.
Take a lesson from Olympic TV coverage and interest your readers in your characters and the ordeals they undergo. Make readers care about characters and a story’s outcome.
Part 2 of a discussion about using deep POV to bring readers closer to action and characters. Tips and techniques for using deep POV effectively.
Understanding narrative distance to understand how to use deep POV.
Rather than use common verbs, use specific verbs that fit your story, your characters, and each scene. Direct events and emotion through the choice of specific rather than general verbs.
There’s a difference between Amazon’s Look Inside and Search Inside book features—Are you taking advantage of Search Inside to browse through books?
Is it couple or couple of? is one use right and the other wrong? Or are there options? Is couple ever an adjective?