Tips and Tricks, Writing

Quick Tip #1

Beware “turning” words, a word or phrase that helps shift your story to go in a new direction usually by telling rather than showing. A heavy reliance on them lends towards less action and less engagement with the reader.  Turning words to avoid: suddenly; then; out of nowhere; surprisingly; shockingly; seemed Examples:  Turning words: Suddenly,… Continue reading Quick Tip #1