Tag: writing tips

The Writer’s Lexicon: Descriptions, Overused Words, and Taboos

The Writer’s Lexicon: Descriptions, Overused Words, and Taboos

| September 15, 2017

You’re a writer. You just read your manuscript and discovered your characters nodding like marionettes in every chapter. When they’re not nodding, they’re rolling their eyes. Oops. Time to slash the Pinocchio strings and turn them into real live people. Award-winning author Kathy Steinemann will provide the tools. She cuts through the so-called rules and […]

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Come Tilt at A Windmill: 12 Fun Games For Writers

Come Tilt at A Windmill: 12 Fun Games For Writers

| June 6, 2017

You are a writer. Today, you have permission to write. Write with abandon, without worrying about genre and audience and word-counts and whatnots. Here are twelve writing games to relax and enjoy. Bring along your favourite clichés and your most twisty long descriptions; sing and swear to your heart’s content. Forget about what ‘sells’ and […]

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