Much Ado About Adverbs

A lot of writers hate adverbs.  They are 'the enemy', 'lazy', 'timid', and Stephen King believes the road to hell is paved with them.  I had an instructor who would always circle them on my work and tell me - not ask me - to change them because 'good writers didn't need to use them.' ... Continue Reading →

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Who You Tellin’?

Good dialogue is such an important part of story telling, and personally, I prefer it to exposition.  It can be used to fill in all sorts of important details about a plot or a character, and if it is done right, it can be magical.  As a writer, I understand this, and yet, I suck... Continue Reading →

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