Good dialogs can make or break a story. The funny thing is, one of the things that make dialog great, is that you don’t notice it.
I don’t think this category needs a lot of explanation.
I am a writer, and I like to write about writing. Posts can be about something I noticed, or learned.
If you don’t write yourself, this category might not be for you, but who doesn’t write at least ocassionally in their work? Not all of my blog posts apply to e-mails or reports, but some definitely do.
Also, knowing more about writing can help you better appreciate novels, or — be warned — ruin them for you.
If you make something, you want it to be perfect, right? That goes for writing, painting, cooking, and just about anything you can apply yourself to. The thing is, if you look closer, it turns out it’s a trap!
I was discussing Altered Carbon Season 2 with my wife the other day, and we both agreed it isn’t very good. It has the same problem as Game of Thrones does, a show I stopped watching early on and a book series I don’t know if I want to finish even if George RR Martin ever does.
I’ve been revisiting my last novel recently, after receiving feedback from a beta reader about pacing. Pacing is one of those things that are hard to get right, and harder to give tips on. But here’s my two cents worth.