With the help of some of the speakers at this year’s San Francisco Writer’s Conference, BookBaby is putting together a free PDF guide on the craft of writing.
Author Constance Hale contributed an article from her website (Sin and Syntax) called “Secrets for Sinful Prose” which I thought was worth sharing now for its own sake, and to give you a sneak peak at some of the content we’ll be featuring in the guide.
In Secrets for Sinful Prose, Constance shows how to make every part of a sentence work for you. How should you choose adjectives, verbs, adverbs, and prepositions? Where should you put them in the sentence, And why?