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
Life is hard and as writers, we aren’t doing our jobs unless our characters struggle. Am I right? Good fiction isn’t borne out in the comfortable and easy living we might dream about, but in the tension and conflict between characters and/or their own desires.
October 1st, 2018
Writing Deep Point of View Like A Pro: A Checklist
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