Monthly Archives: August 2014

New Article Up (“ly” Adverb Overuse)

The downside of “ly” adverbs. Continue reading

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Sorry for the Delay!

Alas, I forgot what day it was yesterday until the evening … and then my internet decided to cut out for the night before I could make my normally scheduled post. Argh. In any case, there’s not a whole lot … Continue reading

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New Article Up (Writing Action)

Some advice on writing action for you all today: https://patrickrutigliano.wordpress.com/articles/writing-action/

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My Writing Process Blog Tour

Horror writer Patrick Rutigliano’s writing process. Continue reading

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New Article Up (Book Series)

Book series are usually a good thing … usually: https://patrickrutigliano.wordpress.com/articles/book-series/

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Advice on Self-Promotion

No, not from me. I stumbled upon this excellent article from Chuck Wendig the other day: http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2014/08/10/how-to-promote-yourself-and-your-books-without-feeling-like-a-soul-selling-sleaze-sucking-slime-glob/ A lot of the advice he offers syncs up with what I’ve heard from other people, and I can tell you firsthand how … Continue reading

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New Article Up (Pacing a Story)

Because pacing a story well is the difference between a reader finishing the first page and finishing the book: https://patrickrutigliano.wordpress.com/articles/pacing-a-story/

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