Archive: January 2015 -

Go to a Museum: Author Tiffani Angus’ Writing Advice

Go to a Museum: Author Tiffani Angus’ Writing Advice

Tiffani Angus is another writer friend whose short story, "The Final Voyage of the World's Oldest Time Traveler" is in the Athena's Daughters V 2 anthology with me.  Here's the link again to the presale of that book: Silence in the Library In Tiffani's own words below she talks about her story and her advice for all writers:  "Go to a museum!" ***** As a creative writing teacher at university and a graduate of writing workshops, I've had several years of both giving and taking writing advice, from small nitpicky things (such as 'avoid adverbs') to bigger stuff (such as 'finish everything...

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Liz Colter’s Writing Advice: Titillating Tone

Liz Colter’s Writing Advice: Titillating Tone

Liz Colter is another author from the Athena's Daughters Volume 2 that I get to showcase on my blog.  Here's her writing advice on how to use tone in a story: From her own words... ----------------------------- When I begin a story, I tend to begin with tone. Not always, but usually. In order, the process is most often a feeling for the tone I want, followed by rough impression of the protagonist, then a setting, and a general idea of the beginning and ending. I'm a "pantser" not an outliner, and so at that point I begin writing. The tone guides me through the story - short story...

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