The literary technique used to write a book can determine whether the reader will make it past the first page.
In his book, On Writing Well. William Zinseer gives practical and simple points in producing readable work.
Novel writing is based on certain building blocks which will enable you to turn out a good novel.
Do you want to write a dull story? If the answer is yes, then do not bother to read any further. However if you want to write a story which has life and momentum then continue reading. The story cannot begin and end at the same place. Technically there has to be movement. Something has [...]
Characters are essential to novels and they can either be flat or round.
I knew a person who did not like the words ‘nice’ and ‘okay’. She just did not like them. If she sought your opinion on an issue and you replied with ‘it’s nice’. Her conclusion would be that you were covering up your negative view. If in the midst of a conversation, someone used [...]