I challenge you to use the James Wilber technique of stopping whenever you type the verbs ‘was’ or ‘were’ until you find a better way to communicate your idea.
Foreshadowing is an essential element of any good yarn. Here are ideas and examples to assist you in improving the use of foreshadowing in your stories.
I realized if I truly desired to master the arts of writing and storytelling, I needed invest more time and energy planning before writing. These are the eight steps I now take before writing to visualize scenes.
William Strunk’s simple admonition, “Omit needless words,” had a profound impact on my journey to master the art of writing.