Cris Freese shares with us (via Writer’s Digest) some rules for keeping dialogue simple and realistic. It may not meet all the rules of grammar, but it does accurately reflect the things that people actually say.
Using active action verbs in your writing can bring your it to life so that it jumps off the page and your reader will have to follow suit to keep up.
It has been said that the easiest way to know you will get an emotional reaction from your reader is if you have one yourself from your writing. Here are some ways to ensure that happens.
Using a dream sequence to open your book can either be genius or disastrous. Here are some tips on how to pull it off brilliantly!!
Coming up with new ways to tell stories requires a bit of this from here and some of that from there to keep your readers interested and on their toes.
Writers are responsible for cherishing and guarding our language. So hoist up your dictionaries and thesauruses and enter the fray.