Recently, a scourge that occasionally plagues the writing community is flaring up again. It’s seductive, and infectious, and once it worms its way into a writer’s prose, it lames it, leaving it to lurch around on the page. For awhile, we thought it eradicated. But a few poorly researched articles popped up online, which got picked up by some seriously misguided souls, and together, they’re sowing confusion. Now, an outbreak of epidemic proportions looms.
The scourge’s name? “Said is Dead.”
Never heard of it? Good. Clearly you’re making solid life choices. Continue reading “Tagging Dialogue”
You may have noticed there’s been much talk, not to mention outrage, over the final episodes of Game of Thrones. There’s even a petition going around, requesting that HBO rewrite and reshoot the final season.
Moral: it’s important to give your stories a great ending; it doesn’t matter so much if it’s upbeat or tragic as long as it feels just right for that particular tale.
Continue reading “Surprising But Inevitable”
All the greats have fascinating deep cuts—Measure for Measure (Shakespeare), “First Snow in Kokomo” (Aretha), Empire of the Sun (Spielberg). So let’s discuss some things you may not know we offer.
First, big news:
Continue reading “Hey, Did You Know We Offer…?”