At one of my critique sessions, the leader said I had a “tin ear for dialogue.” Ouch. Here are steps I took to make my dialogue engaging.
William Strunk’s simple admonition, “Omit needless words,” had a profound impact on my journey to master the art of writing.
My brother recommended joining a critique group. It turned out to be the best writing tip I’ve ever received, not only did I finally receive quality feedback. I found friends who shared common goals.
There isn’t one standard format for manuscripts. There are guidelines with some room for interpretation. Here’s what you need to know.