Category Archives: dreaded

Purging the Three-letter-word Profanity

I’m taking a class on pitches and blurbs.  It’s a good class, and it’s helping me even more than I expected. One of the most important elements of strong pitches and blurbs is using active language, and this means ridding … Continue reading

Posted in drafts, dreaded, editing, edits | Leave a comment

The Dreaded Synopsis

 Ugga-mugga.  I hate writing synopses even more than I hate writing queries.  I suppose I wouldn’t mind them so much if I felt confident about writing them, but since my measurement for  success is a sale of my novel for … Continue reading

Posted in Cascade Writers, dark moment, dreaded, Glamour, inciting incident, pitch, plot point, PNWA, query, resolution, synopsis, turning point | Leave a comment