What’s on “Show”?

What’s on “Show”?

As writers, there’s a little suggestion that’s almost a rule: Show don’t tell. When it’s so much quicker to tell, this can be quite hard, so I thought I’d illustrate an example of what someone can learn without being told a thing. On my...
Short vs long

Short vs long

I’m one of these people who can set out to write something short, but still end up with something way over the word limit for that “short” descriptor. I admit that I never had that problem with essays set as homework. Then, I tended to have trouble...
A Most Improper Magick – Stephanie Burgis

A Most Improper Magick – Stephanie Burgis

A Most Improper Magick by Stephanie Burgis My rating: 4 of 5 stars Kat Stephenson is headstrong, forthright, and a tom boy in a time of balls, simpering misses, and convenient marriages. Rather than let her eldest sister marry a man old enough to be her father (not to...