purpose vs. intent

Editing Tip #54

Tightening the Belt on Your Prose, Pt.5 ~ Changing your passive narrative voice to an active voice means understanding what you’ve done (and should be doing) with your verbs. Yes, verbs. Any form of the verb “to be” is considered… Read More ›

Editing Tip #53

Tightening the Belt on Your Prose, Pt.4 ~ One of the most straightforward ways to tighten your writing is to match your sentence structure with your emotional intent and manipulate the pacing in your manuscript. Create or reduce tension/suspense in… Read More ›