Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 50: Info Dumps

Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 50: Info Dumps On its most fundamental level, a novel is nothing more or less than the dissemination of information. As such, the writer who understands exactly how and where to share information is a writer who understands the most fundamental skill of storytelling. That’s why info dumps are such … More Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 50: Info Dumps

Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 49: Weak Conjunctions

Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 49: Weak Conjunctions Consider the conjunction. It’s one of the building blocks of solid prose. It links idea to idea, creates clarity, and offers emphasis in a solid punch at the center of your sentences. If it can do all that when properly handled, then you definitely want to make sure you’re … More Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 49: Weak Conjunctions

How to Believe in Yourself When It Feels Like No One Else Does

How to Believe in Yourself When It Feels Like No One Else Does Derek Doepker When naysayers question your dreams, it can feel like a “me against the world” battle. As human beings, we are hardwired with a desire to fit in—to be supported by our peers—which is why a lack of it can feel … More How to Believe in Yourself When It Feels Like No One Else Does