Hi SErs. Harmony here. Today, I'd like to share one of the most awesome trilogies I've read in a while, The Passage Series by Justin Cronin. Those of you who follow blog will have seen the 5-star reviews I gave to each book. Though each book is a long one, I found myself enjoying the … Continue reading Friday Book Share: The Passage
Hello SErs. Happy Wednesday. Harmony here 🙂 While writing my current book, Exodus, I ran into a little difficulty ... well, it felt more like a brick wall, lol. What tripped me up well and truly is a little thing called a past participle (I don't know about you, but I hate grammatical terms. They … Continue reading When You Can’t Find Your Past Participle
Hi, gang, Craig here to start this off. One of the fun things about a group blog is the camaraderie established by working with friends. We have a place to chat that's free from others, and Sunday nights can get pretty crazy in there. This is a talented bunch, and I'm honored to be working … Continue reading The Future for Story Empire
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?
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