Check out the latest in my series! I’m telling everyone what I learned formatting my own POD interior for King of the Roses. InDesign doesn’t have to send you into a tailspin. You CAN do this yourself.
Check out these ideas and examples for building rhythm and coherence in your writing through the use of parallel structure to add detail.
Use “absolutes” to cut back on “to be” verbs in progressive tenses, and build your voice as well.
SciFi and Fantasy writers talk about building worlds. But world-building can make the difference between a place we can take or leave or a place we just can’t tear ourselves away from.
How do you build a world in your novels?
COMMA POWER! Commas control sentence rhythm. Here’s how!
And a bonus: Don’t always cut “there are” and “It is.” Use them!
BEWARE THE HYPERCORRECTNESS TROLL! He wants you to obsess over “correct grammar” so he can eat your lunch !
New at Just Can’t Help Writing: I share my temptation
to “illogicize”my plots. What’s yours?
Well, only somewhat against. But you lose a lot when you plan your novel right down to the last scene! See if you agree!
“Voice” can keep me reading your book even if I balk at plot glitches. But what is “voice”? Can I define it? Can anyone? I share what “voice” in a writer’s work feels like to me!
Let me know what “voice” means to you!
Make your “props” talk! Every “sip of coffee” can pass on news to your readers about who your characters are and what conflicts they face!