Learn from Oprah. Organize your writing time wisely with these 3 questions.
Animals are around you all the time. Put them in your manuscript to enhance your story.
Your novel takes place in a world within your head. Remember that your reader needs help navigating.
Style is arbitrary. I've heard the tedious rules about what can be said, how it should be written, why it should appear that way. You know what disappears in that hair-splitting explanation? The who. The reader.
If you are wrong about something obvious, people notice. They will call you out. And worse, they won't read anything else you write.