Writing Advice

Elmore Leonard Elmore Leonard 5. Keep your exclamation points under control. You are allowed no more than two or three per 100,000 words of prose. 6. Never use the words “suddenly” or “all hell broke loose.” 8. Avoid detailed descriptions of characters. 9. Don’t go into great detail describing places and things. 10. Try to leave out the part that [...] Read more »

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Reunion Participant Gives Hotel in Maryland .005 Stars

Or, How to enjoy a reunion at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Greenbelt, Maryland when the hotel shuffles you off to the Holiday Inn, 7 minutes away. Did I say I didn’t have a car? Do you know that in the D.C. area nothing is 7 minutes away? Do you know that at a reunion, [...] Read more »