I just indulged and bought a small passel of writing craft books and I thought I’d share them with y’all. The Literary Enneagram: Characters from the Inside Out As entertaining as it is illuminating, THE LITERARY ENNEAGRAM offers a fresh version of the standard “Great Books” course, using characters from literature to show the inner […]

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Or at least eliminate enough of the suckers so they’re not populating your manuscript like the wiry hairs on a hirsute male. Argh! As my fingers poise over my keyboard, I hesitate. Recently, I’ve become loathe to point out style advice like this when critiquing because this might be someone’s style. In fact, my fingers hesitated […]

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Ah, Deep POV, or Deep Penetration, as Orson Scott Card calls it. There’s nothing quite as titillating. And no, we’re talking about writing guys, get your mind out of the gutter, jeez. (Sorry couldn’t resist. *clears throat*). Anyway, my current WIP is written in Deep POV. For those unfamiliar with this, it’s a style of 3rd […]

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