Wordsmithing

June 7, 2017

Wise Words by Diana Flegal

The other day words my Dad often spoke to us as children came to mind. I thought I’d share a couple snippets of wisdom that he […]
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 14, 2017

Five Nonfiction Tests — by Andy Scheer

Help your writing earn a passing grade. Would you like to write an award-winning article — or a chapter fit for an award-winning book? Here are […]
January 3, 2017

First, Finish the MS — by Andy Scheer

Don’t hire an editor too soon. How much would I charge to edit his manuscript, came the inquiry from a first-time author. He said he was […]