Category Archives: GENERAL MASTERY

PORTRAYING CONVERSATION ON THE TELEPHONE

Photo courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net As a writer, you’re supposed to write scenes like they’re straight out of a movie. Think about the movies you’ve seen. Telephone scenes can be depicted in two ways, but one of those ways only works … Continue reading

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SHOWING VS. TELLING: A MORE DETAILED PERSPECTIVE FOR THE BEGINNER

Photo by “Kadun” Workshop Writing Advice You don’t have to pursue writing for very long before you hear the most common advice given to novices— “show don’t tell.” It sounds like it’s easy to understand, yet it is the most … Continue reading

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AN ECONOMY OF WORDS

Here’s a piece of advice about A Strategic Path to Writing Mastery or any book on writing mastery: “Do not ignore professional advice.” If you are lucky enough to get help from professional writers, don’t ignore their suggestions. If you … Continue reading

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