All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘things to keep in mind when writing a book’

Idle thoughts: 10 rules for fiction and non-fiction writers

I know there are more rules about writing than one can shake a stick at... and I'm sure you can suggest a few in the comments box to share with us all... the below are just 10 that seem to hit home to be attentive to. Here are just 10 rules to follow? (Thanking Janet Fitch from a post in the LA Times) 1. Write the sentence, not just the story 2. Pick a better verb 3. Kill the cliché. 4. Variety is the key. 5. Explore sentences using dependent clauses. 6. Use the...
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