Have you ever had this brief conversation? “Hi! How are you?” “I’m good. How are you?” “Good.” Perhaps, like me, you have wondered, Should I have used well instead of good? That niggling in the back of my mind always made me question if I got it correct. Surely I’m not the only one . … Read moreGod Is Good, and It Is Well with My Soul
One of the most common issues I encounter in editing fiction is maintaining a consistent point of view. It is tempting for authors to want to include readers in every interesting thought and perspective that is happening with each character. The author may want the reader to know the angst that is gripping Julie while … Read moreThrough Whose Point of View Are You Seeing Life?
“Come on out. It’s okay.” I tried to coax the furry creature from behind the recliner where he had taken refuge. What happened to that playful cat at the pet store? After twenty-five minutes of meowing on the way home, he had decided these new humans were nothing but no good strangers. My husband assured … Read moreA Zefram by Any Other Name: The Importance of Names in Life and Fiction