Hey SE Readers. Joan with you today. It’s time for another writing question. All of us have people who have impacted our lives. Most of the time, we think of people who have had a positive influence. Yet other times, a person may have made negative remarks that we took to heart. Encouraging words can … Continue reading Friday Writing Question: Who?
Hello SErs, Harmony here 🙂 A while ago, I tried using universal links to take interested folks to my books' sales pages ... the links didn't work. So, I gave it up as a bad job. Recently, an author on Twitter told me off for not using universal links. Duly chastised, I took another look. … Continue reading How to Get Universal
Hello, SEers. Mae here today with a look at Idea Storms. Recently, I was in my family room, comfy on the couch, plugging away on blog posts, when I realized something spectacular was happening outside. The weather had been unusually hot and, as often happens during summer, a pop-up thunderstorm rolled into the area. The counties to … Continue reading The Idea Storm #writing #creativity
Hey to all the Story Empire readers and welcome to our latest Friday post. Today, I'm combining a couple of the features we run on Friday's for a heaping helping of books. We don't normally do much to toot our horns about our books on this site, but I wanted to make everyone aware of … Continue reading Five For Friday Book Share
Hey, SE Readers. Joan here today. In a recent post, I wrote about overusing similes and metaphors. Today I’m going to talk about other overused phrases in writing—clichés. Unlike similes and metaphors, which can be skillfully used, we should avoid clichés like the plague. So, what is a cliché? They are trite, stereotyped expressions, sentences, … Continue reading Avoiding The Use of Clichés