Friday, August 5, 2011

Stronger, Cleaner Writing

On the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America website, an article by C. J. Cherryh (1995) offers timeless tips for avoiding the pitfalls that weaken your writing and detract from your story. Check out "Writerisms and Other Sins: A Writer's Shortcut to Stronger Writing"

My own article "Good Manuscript Housekeeping" is in the same spirit and offers "tips for immaculate prose" to help you tidy up your writing for greater impact. People now stage their houses to boost their appeal to buyers. No less effort should go into "staging" your manuscript to maximize your chances of selling it to a publisher. Take a look at the article or watch the video version:

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