Day: May 4, 2017

For authors, by authors, one word at a time

Batter up

Welcome to the Darkroom where we open our photo album to you to help spark your creativity. Each week we offer a new photo, but the story is yours to write. The Rules, because there are always rules: 1. The photo is here to spark your imagination. Use it as the landscape for your story,…
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How to Avoid the Curse of Overwriting

Oh, boy, talk about a tough subject! Just when I think my writing has been trimmed down to the bare minimum, my critiquers/beta readers/editors point out some unnecessary adverb, preposition, or even sentence. Overwriting is the enemy that all writers will be battling for the rest of their lives. It’s close to impossible to eliminate…
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