Monthly Archives: April 2018

Polish Your Prose Word by Word

No, I’m not talking about checking each word for spelling errors or typos, although that is also part of the final polish. What I’m talking about is rooting out particular words that are so common in everyday speech, but make … Continue reading

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Be Prepared for the Unexpected

Preparing for the unexpected is not the same as expecting the unexpected. We prepare for the unexpected in real life—why not in our writing? Think of all the things we do to prepare for the unexpected, and even the unthinkable. … Continue reading

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