Tag: Choosing the right words
Powerful words that pack a punch can make for highly evocative writing... but there’s something you should watch out for if you want to hit the right notes.
Authors want to manipulate readers' thoughts — this is why we read, after all. We love getting swept away into new worlds, with new people and ideas. Getting a reader's thought map is a great way to hone this skill.
There’s this cult of the opening sentence, as if crafting a perfect first line is the key to writing a best-selling novel. Here's my take: it isn't.