Month: March 2018

Editing and Writing

Zeus on a throne

Fun with Word History: Hosts, Guests, and Hostility

Whether you’re a host or a guest, just be hospitable, and nobody will get hostile.

Photo of a ball and chain

Dragging Action in Fiction. “Verbing” a Noun

Make these small changes to your action sentences and be surprised how vivid they become!

Cat lounging on a step

Dragging Action in Fiction. Don’t be Passive!

Passive verbs can slow things down, so use active verbs whenever it’s possible and fits well into the story.