The 10 Types of Writers' Block (and How to Overcome Them)
Instead of feeling overwhelmed by the terrifying mystique of Writer's Block, it's better to take it apart and understand it — and then conquer it. Here are 10 types of Writer's Block and how to overcome each type. 1. You can ... verb in this one sentence ...
Front Porch: It’s just me, myself and I
How can ... ice cream sentences. Give the ice cream cone to me. The ice cream truck hit me. You know what’s right when you hear it. Or at least I hope you do. If you want it in technical-speak, “I” is used when it is the subject of the verb ...
10 steps to a good press release — plus one bonus step for a great one
I can tell at a glance whether a press release ... with “said” you’re avoiding that. Don’t worry about overusing it — readers expect it. Any other verb would be jarring and unusual. A quote should be no more than three sentences long, and the ...
Moving to Germany – 10 things you need to know
Oh and the verbs go at the end of the sentence ... you can get by in Germany, but expect your choices to be much more limited. But you really don’t want to miss out on a delicious pork schnitzel, believe me. So, all we are saying is…give pork a chance. 10.
Ten rules for writing fiction
Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing is published next month by Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1 Read it aloud to yourself because that's the only way to be sure the rhythms of the sentences ... verbs are seldom very interesting. 10 You have to love before you can ...