Direct Characterization

There are many ways to create a character for a reader.  Many writers stumble in and out of indirect characterization, which is where the writer takes on the omniscient narrator voice and “tells” us everything about the character that we should know.  In many respects, “telling” a reader what a character is all about isContinue reading “Direct Characterization”

NaNoWriMo Writing Tip #7: Punctuation

There are basically five punctuation errors that every writer must avoid.  These are: 1.  The Comma Splice – Two sentences joined only with a comma. Example: He fell into the pool of water, his clothes soaked up the cold wetness.  This should be two sentences. 2.  The Run-On Sentence or Fused Sentence – A sentenceContinue reading “NaNoWriMo Writing Tip #7: Punctuation”