The Outcome Can Terrorize You If there's a thousand ways to do something, there's a thousand ways to do it right. And a thousand ways to muck it up. And the truth is -- you'll never find the process that works for you, without stumbling through a few of those. In On Writing Well, by William Zinsser, [...]
Silence as a space to be filled or cherished - the very idea made me think. Isn't silence already full?
Generic characters are lazy. Pep up the music of your fiction with bewitching character voices.
The world of your words is rich with sounds. The music of life. The music written into your world makes it real, gives it feeling.