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Gender dependent adjective/noun

I live and learn. Proofreading A Second Chance, I decided to look up the difference between blond and blonde. I knew there was a difference in spelling, tending to think if it was hair...

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He said, she said: dialogue issues

Advice for reviewing dialogue by MaryLee MacDonald Practical advice on dialogue by Jennie Nash The narrating characters will control the tone and flow of the story, and, in large part, decide whether or not...

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Writing advice – achieving perfection

Every sentence must do one of two things: reveal character or advance the action.KURT VONNEGUT#amwriting #fiction pic.twitter.com/SLuXtqo7ix — Jon Winokur (@AdviceToWriters) 16 January 2017 I've found the best way 2 revise your own work...

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Who you should write for

Never make the mistake of assuming the audience is any less intelligent than you are.ROD SERLING #screenwriting #writing pic.twitter.com/2NOBLa8Dvc — Jon Winokur (@AdviceToWriters) March 12, 2017 If you write to impress it will always...

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National Poetry Day – did you miss it?

28 September is designated National Poetry Day – at least in the UK. At TSL, we don’t see one day as a special day – all days are special, so below are the our...