One of the worst pieces of advice I have ever received was this – write what you know. Balderdash! How would fantasy, science fiction, and alternative histories get written if people stuck only to the things they knew? The better … Continue reading You start with what you know; not stick to it
The number of times I see requests for alternatives to “said” in forums, you’d be forgiven for thinking there was something wrong with the word. It is easy to see where the idea that using said “too much” is bad … Continue reading Is “said” really so bad?
I am pleased to announce our new tool for writers called Words Counted. Words Counted allows you to see which words you use most frequently within your writing. It will show you your top ten most commonly used words, ten … Continue reading Our new Words Counted tool for writers