Cadence counts. Truly counts.
You probably know you should read your work out loud. But do you?
And do you read it out loud with feeling?
Most writers don’t take the time to read their WIP out loud until they’re on a final draft.… Read the post
March 22nd, 2019
Creating Compelling Cadence: Small Changes, Big Impact
by Margie Lawson
Don’t give readers a reason to take a mini-vacation from your page.
That’s what happens when readers come across clichéd phrases or sentences they’ve read before. They know what’s coming. Their brain takes a break from your story.… Read the post
November 21st, 2018
Know Subtext? Got Subtext on the Page?
September 19th, 2018
From Beyoncé to The X Files: Allusion Power on the Page
I’ll SHOW then TELL:
“Goodbye LA, G'day Australia.” She wiggled her hips and Beyoncéd into the hall.
That fun example was written by multi-Immersion grad Elaine Fraser.
Now I’ll TELL:
Allusion is a rhetorical device. It’s a quick reference to a famous person or event that includes the trait.… Read the post