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Writing

These articles cover a variety of topics, like showing versus telling and useless words.

Where to Begin?

  • Are you familiar with the three common methods of using dialog tags? This is described in “Tags for Dialogue and How to Use Them.”
  • Many writers are curious about the difference between showing and telling and how to avoid useless words. Check out the “Show and Tell” and “Useless Words” articles.
  • It may be helpful to read, “Readability: So Very Important.”
  • Browse the dozens of free articles below on a variety of topics, such as fun with punctuation or grammar.

Free Articles

Readability: So Very Important

https://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/2013/09/04/readability-so-very-important/

Tags for Dialogue and How to Use Them (my guest post at Jade’s Jungle)

http://jadereyner.com/2014/02/03/tags-for-dialogue-and-how-to-use-them/

Developing Good Writing Habits

https://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/2013/06/26/developing-good-writing-habits/

Useless Words

https://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/2013/02/23/useless-words/

Show and Tell

https://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/2013/11/17/show-tell/

https://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/2013/08/05/show-and-tell/

What Writers Can Learn from Reading

https://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/2013/09/13/what-writers-can-learn-from-reading/

A Storytelling Secret

https://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/2014/10/07/a-storytelling-secret/

To Write is to Serve

https://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/2014/04/09/to-write-is-to-serve/

The Seven Deadly Sins of Writing

https://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/2014/04/07/the-seven-deadly-sins-of-writing/

Sound Effects in Fiction

https://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/2013/11/19/zoink-swoosh-cachink-psst-gurgle-splat-buzz-thunk/

Writing Goals

https://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/2013/12/30/what-are-your-writing-goals/

Why Do You Write?

https://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/2013/12/29/why-do-you-write/

Creative Cursing in Fiction

https://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/2013/07/26/creative-cursing-in-fiction/

Murphy’s Laws of Writing

https://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/2013/04/27/murphys-laws-of-writing/

https://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/2013/10/07/your-muse-and-murphys-law/

Dealing with Writing Stress

https://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/2013/08/09/dealing-with-writing-stress/

Improving Writing and Publishing Habits

https://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/2013/08/01/improving-writing-and-publishing-habits/

Grammar Style

https://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/2013/04/04/grammar-style-short-n-fun/

(P“u‘n,c;t.u?a!t-i–o”n)

https://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/2013/03/05/punct-uat-i-oon/

A Writer’s Health

https://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/2013/10/24/a-writers-health/

What Readers Want

https://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/2013/12/27/what-readers-want/

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