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Happy 1st WDC anniversary!!!
This is the beginning of a success story that will
continue for many more years. Happy 1st Anniversary.
Kindest Regards, Lilli
"Eliminate filter words and phrases
In action-writing, filter words and phrases are the first to cut. When we read 'She heard that someone was knocking urgently on the door' we lose urgency. It's a beginning author's mistake, to continuously signal to the reader who the viewpoint character is that is doing the hearing or seeing. In this case, we could simply write 'Someone was knocking urgently on the door', or, better still, 'A sudden, urgent hammering on the door'.
Find words that distance your reader from the scene ('she saw that', 'he felt that'). Cut them. Just show the thing itself ('It was wrong of her' rather than 'he felt that it was wrong of her', if 'he' is the current viewpoint character). "
-- Excerpt from Bridget at Now Novel
This is something I'm working on with my writing. I struggle with this. Any tips or suggestions?
Also, what's something you're working on to improve your writing.
|Just thought I would leave you a note here too. I placed a longer message in your guest book. "Happy August Anniversary here at WdC."|
July 2, 2019
Dominique stopped being stubborn and decided to use her brain and switch from Microsoft Edge to Chrome.
Note to self: feeling dumb, soooo much faster
I would greatly appreciate if people would review my E-book. I don't want to self publish for the first time without a ton of advice.
Hello writing family,
thank you everyone who posted birthday love. I appreciate it! As a 29-year old mother, I don't exactly traditionally 'celebrate' anymore, so the birthday wishes are much appreciated! BUT what you didn't know is... today was also my
2-year clean day!
For those of you who know me on here, you know how hard I work towards keeping that and today, I have 2 birthdays! It's almost like a re-birth. Today was very special to me, so I'm glad I could share it with all of you guys since you have become my writing family!