Friday, October 28, 2011

Columns for Savvy Authors

Advice for be and would-be novelists -- Even long-time novelists can learn; or they need to be reminded. Here’s a quick primer on novel writing.

Powerful writing --  I hate wishy-washy words. Throw out the "to be" verbs and give me something active, something powerful.

What I do when I'm editing -- As an editor, I do the obvious, of course: I look for typos, misspellings and factual errors, but there's much, much more.



CONTACT: Email me at tgilli52@gmail.com or nc3022@yahoo.com. Also, my Twitter handle is EDITORatWORK.

More blog entries by Tom Gillispie
• Advice for be and would-be novelists

Anecdotes by Tom Gillispie


EDITOR@WORK blog entries

Entries from The Dog Blog

Blog entries from The Auto Racing Journal
(a book of great stories about the Intimidator)
(the book of great NASCAR stories)
CONTACT: Email me at tgilli52@gmail.com or nc3022@yahoo.com. Also, my Twitter handle is EDITORatWORK.


More blog entries by Tom Gillispie
• Advice for be and would-be novelists

Anecdotes by Tom Gillispie


EDITOR@WORK blog entries

Entries from The Dog Blog

Blog entries from The Auto Racing Journal
(a book of great stories about the Intimidator)
(the book of great NASCAR stories)