Have you been in a situation where someone acts erratically,
and not in a good way? It takes you by surprise, doesn’t it? Imagine this
scenario: you’re sitting around the lunch table with coworkers and pop out a
joke.… Read the post
Readability is a critical part of editing that doesn’t get a lot of attention. Whether we're imparting instructional analysis or immersing readers in elaborate fantasy worlds, knowing our audience’s preferred reading level is key.
What is readability?
Readability formulas are calculations which are written to assess the reading level necessary for the reader to understand your writing easily.… Read the post
A minister, a priest, and a rabbi are walking down a dark alley -- no, this is not a joke, but hang with me here -- when an eight-foot, three-headed monster jumps out, roars, and bares his sharp teeth and claws.… Read the post
Recently, I received feedback on my manuscript, Cold Karma,
from one of my beta readers and was pleasantly surprised. “I really like
reading your books,” he said. “You don’t bog things down with a lot of
unnecessary details.… Read the post
Description, run-on words, similes and metaphors are all ways to get your meaning across to your reader. I got the first two, but metaphors and similes....they were a bit fuzzy (school was a looooong time ago for me).… Read the post