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Quick Bit: Writing Active Description

Your writing needs description to make the people and places you're writing about come alive in the mind of the reader. Duh. But opinions on how much description vary.  Some like a lot, some like a little.  I fall somewhere in between.  I like a lot of description–and I will admit to finding myself skimming […]

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Point of View Tips and Tweaks

I spent yesterday afternoon reading a rewrite of a client's novel (at least the first part of it). He has struggled with point of view in the past, and I've nudged him mercilessly on it. So I was thrilled to see that he is mastering it! Reading his manuscript brought to mind some tips on […]

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