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Tag: writing tips
The Scapegracers by Hannah Abigail Clarke
Welcome to Exemplary Reads! In this series of posts, I create a reference log of books that I think do a really good job at particularly hard-to-define writing concepts, and then I'll explain why. Fair warning, some explanations will contain spoilers so read on at your own peril. This week, I discuss The Scapegracers by Hannah Abigail Clarke.
Writer Resources: Style Choice
The following is a list of resources to help you make educated choices regarding your writing's grammatical style. From industry-specific style guides to standard-setting dictionaries to the most comprehensive thesaurus I know, read on for my top eight writer resources on style choice!
The Dark Tide by Alicia Jasinska
Welcome to Exemplary Reads! In this series of posts, I create a reference log of books that I think do a really good job at particularly hard-to-define writing concepts, and then I'll explain why. Fair warning, some explanations will contain spoilers so read on at your own peril. This week, I discuss The Dark Tide by Alicia Jasinska.
Writer Resources: Conscious Language
The following is a list of resources and style guides to provide you context and consciousness to different communities. I have divided the resources into categories for ease of searching. For obvious reasons, this page will be constantly evolving to remain as up-to-date as possible with the best guidance.
Tips for: Editing Your Own Work
It is so difficult to edit your own work—I certainly avoid it at all costs. But unfortunately, we don't always have a choice in the matter, whether due to time, finances, or some other hindrance. So here are my top six tips to help you better edit your own work!
Tips for: Style Guides
Also known as a style sheet, a style guide is a document created to keep track of specific terminology or grammatical style choices for a text or organization. But why should you make a style guide? And how do you build a style guide?
Tips for: Character Development
Writing is an art just like any other, and as such, there are no hard-and-fast rules to follow. However, the following are some habits I notice authors falling into that, if adjusted, could really expand the reader's understanding of a character and their actions.