D.C. and Avery celebrate some great news as we look at how to revive an excerpt with stilted, repetitive sentence structure. Things get a bit silly as we jazz up some old writing by adding a few, uh, creative flourishes. And a brief digression to discuss monster romance. Items mentioned: Forging a Nightmare, by Patricia … Continue reading Episode 39: Change It Up (Sentence Structure)
We're back to editing! In this episode, D.C. and Avery take a look at one of Avery's old email roleplaying game posts and polish up some very clunky, cringey prose using some of the craft topics we've discussed so far. Books and authors mentioned: Forging a Nightmare, by Patricia A. Jackson The Goldfinch, by Donna … Continue reading Episode 35: Clunky Prose Extravaganza!
We've all heard the warning about too many adverbs, but they're not always a cardinal writing sin. In our inaugural episode, D.C. and Avery will share a drink and revise an old snippet of Avery's writing with an eye on adverbs. Which ones can stay and which can be tweaked? Spotify iTunes Google Podcasts Download … Continue reading Episode 1: Holy Adverbs, Batman!