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.
I’ve held my book in my hand, and it looks great! Check out my Guide to using InDesign to see how I did it. Turns out it wasn’t that hard!
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?
Applying for the Grammar Police? Take this test!
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!