Posts Tagged: verbs

What Excites Me About Writing

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by Dick Little Words! All those words. I love `em, list `em, hoard them. Steal them. Don’t you? I think they’re why I write, when it comes down to it. Especially when all that plot, character, story arc stuff eludes me. Words are the pretty candies in a story, the chocolates on the pillow* where […]

For the Love of a Good Sentence

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By Rae Ellen Lee While on a hiatus from writing, I have been reading and listening to books. But after setting aside many of them, I now realize this has to do with the quality of the sentences. If a book’s sentences lack strong verbs, specific nouns, smooth connection to the sentence before or after, […]