I recently decided to take a break from writing scenes in my current manuscript until I get a better feeling for where my story is going.
While I continue to brainstorm scenes, there is one thing I’m working on—my style.
For a writer, style is how we put words together on the page. Style is syntax—the order of our words. Style is poetry—choosing just the right word. Style is the underlying foundation of everything we write. Style is being conscious of what words we choose, how we order our sentences and paragraphs and pages, and why. Read more