With a job and kids, how do I get writing done at all?
So now that I can’t place “You Shook Me”, where do I go from here?
Now that we know what a thought verb is, let’s talk about how not to use it.
Why do my imaginary friends mean so much to me? I try to figure it out.
It took me a million tries to write a complete first draft. Now the third draft is done and polished.
Wherein I talk about finishing my first novel
Hello, and welcome to Modifier Monday*, brave souls. Under fire today are adverbs, one of my favorite parts of speech to mercilessly bash. Heh heh. Let’s begin with a quote from the master of suspense, Stephen King, from his book “On Writing”. “The adverb is not your friend.” And, “The road to hell is pavedContinue reading “Modifier Monday 1”
Thought verbs. What are they? I first came across that term in an essay written by Chuck Palahniuk, which I’ll be quoting. I’d like to begin the first Thought Verb Thursday* with a discussion of what they are. Next week we can dive into each one and discuss how to rid them from our writing, asContinue reading “Thought Verbs 1”