How To Succeed as a Ghostwriter, full off useful links for those interested.Slate has a great little article on
Back to editing. Yes, you can probably imagine it's on my mind.
I just remembered reading over at Tambo's last week about passive and active voice. She referred to a fantastic little section on the matter in OWL that explains it marvelously.
So I was thinking of piling up writers' kinks. So far I've got:
-repetition - seems to be an encompassing problem
-details - too much (complicating descriptions, slowing down action) or too little (straight dialogue)
Bonus: If you ever get stuck writing small-talk in a coktail party, here is Slate's handy guide to small talk.
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