I'm a writer and editor. I know the rules. Don't use "felt." Don't use "very." Don't use "-ly" words. Don't use adverbs at all if you can help it. Don't use to-be verbs. Show, don't tell. Don't use flashbacks. Start in scene. Don't use passive voice. These are all good rules. But there's one more … Continue reading Writing Extremes are Always BS.
Writers, I want to read your stuff!
It really is that simple. It's New Year's Day, so Happy 2013 to all of you! We all have our resolutions, I'm sure--I even looked at a gym membership. Countdown until I forget about in ten...nine...eight... But one of the big things I want to do this year is meet and fellowship with other writers, … Continue reading Writers, I want to read your stuff!