May 19, 2015

Forget Inspiration, Form Habits

There’s this ticking noise in my apartment.  I’m assuming it comes from the water lines in the building, which seems like it was made cheaply and […]
May 15, 2015

The Pros and Cons of the Semicolon (and Colon) and When to Use Them (Usually Never)\

Let’s start with the cons. I think Kurt Vonnegut summed it up pretty well: “Here is a lesson in creative writing. First rule: do not use […]
May 11, 2015

5 Books Every Author Should Read

Every time you turn around there is another list of books that every writer should read. True, you will find the books below on various lists, […]
May 8, 2015

When Revising Goes Too Far (It’s True; You Can Revise Too Much)

“Kill your darlings.” If you’ve ever taken a creative writing class or discovered the miracle that is the World Wide Web, you’ve probably heard that neat […]
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