I’ve now edited several books and stories written by others (though not all have made it to print). It’s made me sensitive to words that
One tried and true way to inspire awe in your reader is to include larger than life elements in your settings. This applies to space
In various Facebook writing groups, I’ve seen people ask several times why non-native English speakers decide to use it as their fiction language of choice.
This is the third installment in my series about purple prose and strategies for editing it out of your writing. You can read this one
This is the second installment of a series on the causes and fixes for purple prose. If you missed the first post, it’ll help if
I’ve got another big, fat advice article up on Our Write Side. Here’s a taste from the intro, or jump straight to the full article