Axe Phrases That Don’t Enhance Your Story

Axe Phrases That Don’t Enhance Your Story

image by Julia_S Tailor Your Fiction Manuscript in 30 Days is chock-full of practical techniques. Numerous examples clarify problem areas and provide workable solutions. The action steps and blah busters McCarthy suggests will help you improve every sentence,...
Self-Editing? Look for These 5 Common Problems

Self-Editing? Look for These 5 Common Problems

Editing programs such as ProWritingAid will help you catch these problems. For most of them you can use your word processor‘s Find tool to search for the problems. Problem 1: A character is going to do an action. Examples: He was going to make retribution. Better: He...