I read this article by Kristen Lamb and then I read it again, slowly. This year I’m taking my writing seriously which means I take every chance I can to hone my skills and learn. Learning is an ongoing process that never stops and that is a good thing. It keeps the brain from growing complacent, from falling into a routine of lazy writing.
Receiving advice from other writers and having them share the lessons they’ve learned are an important part of any writer’s education. This article is no exception. In it Kristen shares with us four writing crutches that can stand in the way of good storytelling. She makes a lot of sense. Check it out: 4 Writing Crutches that Insult the Reader’s Intelligence.