In real life, we have our eyeballs to tell us what something looks like.
Monsters have nothing on the horrors of confusing wordcraft and muddled description.
Skilled used of exposition is a matter of balance: not too much, not too little.
A smarmy protagonist and an inconsistent tone undercuts Maximum Ride's hopes for a tense opening.
Sometimes writers just want a simple answer to a technical question, but everyone is telling them different things.
In the land between writer and reader, there lies the copy editor.
You can't create emotional impact by telling readers what to feel.
Many writers hope to create the immersive experiences they watch on a screen.
This post-apocalyptic YA novel by James Dashner spawned not only bestselling sequels but also a movie series.
When we do a content edit, we focus on the big-picture stuff first.
This may come as a shock, but writers don’t always agree.
But soft, what podcast through yonder feed breaks?
Many writers have a pet narrative technique they think is underused and underappreciated.
A story’s environment is vitally important, but how do we describe it?
Making your protagonist a relatable underdog is a great way to encourage your audience to bond with them.
If you want your words to sound captivating, borrow tricks from a poet.