As a reader, writer, and editor of fantasy fiction, I love a good magic ability in my characters. (I mean, Harry Potter, The Hobbit, The Name of the Wind… these stories make me so happy!) Something that sets them apart, makes them different from the rest of the people in their world. A secret weapon …
No words are wasted words! It takes a lot of bad writing to get to the good writing. So pour it all out onto the page and don’t worry. You can edit in December.
Elisabeth shares four reasons that writing short stories will make you a better novelist.
These four rhetorical devices can help your writing be more eloquent and help you evoke emotion in your readers.