PLANTING EVIDENCE IN MYSTERIES

PLANTING EVIDENCE IN MYSTERIES

I touched on this topic when writing about storyboarding a long time ago, but I thought it might be helpful to your writing craft to add more detail, hence this post. When writing mysteries, you are likely going to have lots of evidence you need to bring into your...
TO GERUND OR NOT TO GERUND

TO GERUND OR NOT TO GERUND

Some of my line editing clients have loved starting sentences with gerunds, or words ending in “ing.” This is not terrible in itself, but as it is in writing as in everything else, balance is important.  And sometimes starting a sentence with a gerund phrase just...
DO-IT-YOURSELF WRITING RETREATS

DO-IT-YOURSELF WRITING RETREATS

This post originally appeared on the Book Marketing Tools Blog on October 20, 2016. Go here to read it. If you’re anything like me, when you read the latest writing magazine edition, you look longingly at the ads promoting retreats to write in beautiful places with...