Here is a reblog of some writing tips that I originally saw on Don Massenzio’s blog (http://donmassenzio.com here on WordPress). It contains links to the first three parts of this tips series.
Thanks for sharing this!, Don!
This is the last in my series of Writing Tips. I hope they have been helpful. If you want to check out the first three parts, you can click on the links below:
Tip 31 – Let the Reader Connect the Dots
You don’t have to account for every minute of your characters day. You just need to provide enough information so that time jumps won’t lose your reader. If nothing happens to advance the story during a certain interval, you can leave it out.
Tip 32 – Tell a Good Story, but Make Your Dialog Count
You can have the best story in the world and do a masterful job describing the people, places and things, but if your dialog is weak, you’ll lose your reader.
Tip 33 – Your Readers have Five Senses
The best writers can transport their readers to real…
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