March 7, 2017

Too Much Detail — by Andy Scheer

Readers don’t always need specific descriptions. In my most recent fiction critique, I told the author he sometimes provided descriptions that were too detailed. What was […]
February 7, 2017

Fun Lessons in Point of View — by Andy Scheer

Some helps for mastering this fiction skill. A new writer said she had trouble grasping the principles of point of view (POV). “Just think of it,” […]
November 29, 2016

Historic Colors, Flavors — by Andy Scheer

Historic Colors, Flavors — by Andy Scheer Looking for authentic 1950s details? As someone who lived through the 1950s and ’60s, if I were writing a […]
November 16, 2016

Romance Writing 102 by Diana Flegal

One day when I had my girlfriends over and my son was visiting, the discussion turned to talk about guys; their shortage and unavailability. The recent […]