The Adverb Problem and Why Authors Should Care

The Adverb Problem and Why Authors Should Care

In this article I will set out to explain why so many famous authors (Stephen King being perhaps the most vocal) warn other authors against the use of adverbs. In fact King’s hatred of adverbs is so intense that he’s been quoted as saying, “Adverbs are evil.” You will...
Formatting Dialogue: A Quick And Dirty Guide

Formatting Dialogue: A Quick And Dirty Guide

So you are looking how to format dialogue? Formatting dialogue correctly can trip up even the most talented writer. From the outside it can appear that formatting dialogue is a black box of contradictory rules. In this article, I want to dispel this myth and detail a...