Category Archives: Novel

The Clothesline Novel

Chapter by chapter, Hang it out to dry. It’s the only way. #AmNoveling

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#Writing: Under Construction

#AmNoveling First draft, Second draft, Odd man out. Print everything, Anything. Run the motor hot. With reckless abandon, Let papers fly. Until in the quiet of late-afternoon, Clips unbound, Every word and weakness Under scissors and pen, Attack.  

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In every season (& on every other page), we turn.

So, recently on janefriedman.com, Jessi Rita Hoffman wrote a guest post about “stammer” verbs, specific words to avoid when writing fiction: …they halt the flow of a scene. Just as stammering halts speech, stammer verbs halt the flow of a written sentence. The … Continue reading

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