Diana gave us a good overview last week about how reactions can be either physical or emotional. Good writing requires both, because it gets the reader in the character’s head and helps create that emotional bond that makes for the most excellent reading experience. Physical reactions are part of an Action/Reaction sequence. It’s important to get these in the right order… Read More
I had a blast doing this! A video made by my client, Derek Williams, about us discussing the editing process.
Mark Twain is famous for this quote about writing: “Anybody can have ideas–the difficulty is to express them without squandering a quire of paper on an idea that ought to be reduced to one glittering paragraph.” We often think that in longer works such as novels that we don’t necessarily have to worry about the succinctness or tightness of our writing…. Read More