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Dec
29
comment Chapter names: The various ways of implementing them and why should I care
I agree about chapter names having the potential to spoil the chapter itself. I had names on two chapters I had written and it became apparent that "The Incident" took away a little from the story simply telling itself and surprising the reader, so I now just having "Chapter 1" etc.
Oct
29
awarded  Good Answer
May
22
revised Skipping details in a scene
deleted 17 characters in body
May
22
awarded  Curious
May
22
comment Skipping details in a scene
No you were absolutely right about it. I added my rewrite to the answer to show the difference.
May
22
revised Skipping details in a scene
Added example of rewriting from answers.
May
22
comment Skipping details in a scene
I've actually begun rewriting the scene from this new perspective and it feels MUCH better, and even more character driven as a result.
May
21
accepted Skipping details in a scene
May
21
comment Skipping details in a scene
Now that I read it, I think you're right in that while I do want to focus a lot of the character dynamics of the crew as they get started on the mission, it's perhaps too descriptive of everything about the launch. To be honest, this is the first scene I've started writing in this particular story so a lot of details are about the character's and the plot are yet to emerge.
May
21
asked Skipping details in a scene
May
15
comment Clichéd Actions
On the topic of pacing, it's something I always try to avoid because for the life of me I can't remember ever pacing, nor seeing anyone I know pace back and forth. Do people really "pace" unless they're a little mentally unstable or something?
May
14
comment Podcasts useful for improving writing skills
Fantastic podcast. Very informative, but also short enough to digest easily.
Jan
8
awarded  Yearling
Dec
9
answered What is the benefit of writing formally?
Dec
5
revised Am I over-explaining or being condescending to the reader?
Removed bolded sections (too much influence while reading examples). Moved question to top to add context.
Dec
5
answered Am I over-explaining or being condescending to the reader?
Dec
5
suggested approved edit on Am I over-explaining or being condescending to the reader?
Nov
25
revised Would a paid-for review from Kirkus give me real insight into quality of my manuscript?
Punctuation and some wording.
Nov
25
awarded  Custodian
Nov
25
reviewed Leave Closed Should I write my novel?