Sin # 2: Counterfeit Characters The most brilliant plot is nothing without the right characters. The writer's job is to create unique, emotionally charged characters that are strong enough to drive the story. The characters we choose can make or break a novel, and a single misstep can turn a … [Read more...] about Seven Deadly Sins of Novel Writing, Part II
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It's been a while since I've posted about Clichés being a bane to writers, so I thought I'd stroll over to the other side of the literary fence and look at when it's actually okay to use them. Yes, you heard me--sometimes clichés can be used and not leave you feeling dirty afterwards. Hey would I … [Read more...] about Clichés…Safe To Use?