Time to focus on nanowrimo during November. See y’all in December.
Who knows what a windy day will inspire? Well, now we do.
Halloween flash fiction? Bank on it!
Things you learn from writing…
I told Ms. Griggs I left my homework at my dad’s house, and my mom refuses to let me go over there till the weekend. Somehow Ms. Griggs knows my parents aren’t divorced. “Strike Two,” she says. (Apparently she didn’t believe my grandma died yesterday either.) Tonight’s homework, stupid as always, is worse than usual. […]
Comma sutra–Because punctuation is sexy
What did you do with your algebra today?
Is Schrodinger alive or dead?
Part 2 of an editing series Editing my manuscript has been a long process, mostly because I keep teaching myself things as I go along. Herewith, a cheap way for you to learn from my expensive lessons. 1. Specificity Outperforms Vagueness Specific words trigger your mind while vague words don’t. Want evidence? It’s all around […]
Part 1 of my editing series If experience leads to expertise, I should be rolling into Expert at the next exit. With all the time I’ve spent editing my (formerly) 90,000-word manuscript, I am now a maestro using my red pen as a baton. I’ve learned a lot, and I want to pass it on […]