#1 Rule of Writing

Google "rules of writing," and see what you get. You'll get hundreds of recycled and conflicting bullet-points of advice like "don't use adverbs," or "don't use any other dialog tag but said," or "don't use the dialog tag said." Truth: traditionally published books use adverbs, the dialog tag said, the passive voice, and wonky dialog … Continue reading #1 Rule of Writing

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Book Review: A Conjuring of Light by V. E. Schwab (5/5)

 AH! You know that feeling when you are getting close to the end of a book, the end of a series that has kept you reading into the wee hours of the morning? It's like a pitting, a dread of the end, that it will be over, but it is also a tingling excitement of … Continue reading Book Review: A Conjuring of Light by V. E. Schwab (5/5)