The Dreaded Passive Voice

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The Dreaded Passive Voice Self-Editing for the Know-It-All…

That-itish—Better Known as a Bad Case of That, That and More That

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That-itish—Better Known as a Bad Case of That, That and More…

Self-editing for the Know-It-All Author: Reducing Prepositional Phrases

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Self-editing for the Know-It-All Author Reducing Prepositional…

Delivering Emotional Punches in Writing

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A Punch of Emotion What do you think about the emotional impact…

Descriptive Writing and the Five Senses

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 Adding Descriptive Layers to Your Writing Writing comes to…

Action Tags for Setting and Characterization

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 Description through Actions Tags What do you learn about the…

Writing the Action Scene

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Cranking Up the Action An action scene isn’t just a car chase…

Immediacy in Writing Genre

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Giving the Moment to Your Readers To read a novel is to experience…

Characterization through Dialogue

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Using Dialogue to Build Characterization Have you ever overheard…

Characterization through Names

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A Name Is Not Just a Name Have you ever been stuck trying to…