An Editor’s Guide to the Worst Writing Mistakes

Editor and Creative Writing teacher Dr. Stephen Carver wrote a blog post recently outlining the top writing mistakes he encounters. First off, he quotes Newman and Mittelmark from their book How Not to Write a Novel: “We are merely telling you the things that editors are too busy rejecting your novel to tell you themselves, … Continue reading An Editor’s Guide to the Worst Writing Mistakes

Brutally Honest Writing Advice from Brutally Honest Writers

Getting Started "If you have any young friends who aspire to become writers, the second greatest favour you can do them is to present them with copies of The Elements of Style. The first greatest, of course, is to shoot them now, while they’re happy." – Dorothy Parker Following the Rules "There are three rules … Continue reading Brutally Honest Writing Advice from Brutally Honest Writers