Test Your Use of Hyphens in Your Stories

Test Your Use of Hyphens in Your Stories

image by johnhain Tailor Your Fiction Manuscript in 30 Days is now available. See details below. I decided to stop winging my use of hyphens and arm myself with some rules.  A Hyphen-Usage Test Which four of these examples are incorrect? At the end of the test,...
Does Your Scene’s Pace Match Its Mood?

Does Your Scene’s Pace Match Its Mood?

Tailor Your Fiction Manuscript in 30 Days is now available. See details below. Possible Scene Moods sorrowfullazy (might come as a break after a particularly harsh scene)fearfulhumorous (could be part of a light genre or provide a rest after a scary scene)suspenseful...
Power Up Your Paragraphs – It’s Fun

Power Up Your Paragraphs – It’s Fun

image by CoilN00B Tailor Your Fiction Manuscript in 30 Days is now available. See details below. The Exercise Pick a paragraph from your first draft or even from a book. Circle the nouns,verbs,adjective, andadverbs. Circle them. Then use your imagination, thesaurus,...