Writing Lies Part 6

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Writing lies are back! Who is ready to delve back into this series? I love these posts because they definitely spark some conversation and I love hearing your thoughts on this subject. Let the controversy begin!

“That’s so Cliche”

Honestly, I’m just going to apologize in advance because a) this is a pet peeve of mine and b) it also tends to become a soapbox. So that out of the way . . . here we go. Read More »

Writing Lies // Part 4

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When in doubt, always cut.

Writing Lies are back! This one isn’t an outright lie, and that’s the truth, but it does deserve some thought before following this piece of advice.

We all have those spots. You’re heart and soul is on the editing floor in the form of a written work. You are waffling back and forth on a certain scene or two that you can’t quite decide if it is pertinent to the story, or perhaps it just doesn’t seem to fit. Or maybe it’s just a bit long and it drags the story out too much. Either way, you have a dilemma. Do you cut it? Or keep it?Read More »