Wordsmithing

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 […]
December 20, 2016

Virtual Reality Devices — by Andy Scheer

I’ve been using them for years. This past month, network TV programs have been clogged with commercials for some high-tech electronic goggles. They apparently convey sights […]