I have a confession to make.
I broke the cardinal rule of writing a rough draft.
I’m ashamed to admit it, but I had to do it. 93 more words
One of the most common pieces of advice given to new writers is to Show, Don’t Tell.
I’m guilty as charged – one of my most common critiques from my partners’ and friends’ work is to stop overwriting and explaining and let your images or action or dialogue do the heavy lifting. 346 more words
I’ve never been to Paris. It’s been on my list of “Places to Visit,” for as long as I can remember. In the past few days, we’ve all seen Paris and her people in a way we’ll never forget- as victims in the seemingly never-ending war on terror. 440 more words
Pro: You get to try your stories out on your kids, for honest feedback.
Con: The honest feedback part. VERY honest.
Pro: To write for kids, it helps to know what matters to them. 601 more words