You've heard me mention enemy words. Well, here is one of the worst enemy words for writers...VERY, lol. It's one of those words that is VERY annoying to many readers. Here are some alternatives to use. (Make sure you keep your enemy word list and check it often when you are editing. Very noisy- deafening-booming-earsplitting. Very often-frequently-regularly-routinely-repeatedly. Very old-ancient-elderly-decrepit. Very old fashioned-archaic-traditional-antique-vintage-retro.
Yesterday, I had a fantastic chat with USA TODAY journalist, Terry Collins about.... Are we looking at the end of virtual social hours and what will become of our new connected-connections and other online activities that have kept us sane and working during the pandemic? Do we continue to use our new skills and connections or do we keep making use of them with us as we continue through COVID era? My reply to Terry! We should continue to use our new skills and connections, an
What a fantastic interview with top literary agent, Mark Gottlieb from Trident Media Group on The Witty Writers Show. On Monday June 21 st, I was delighted to have as my guest, a fan of The Witty Writers Show, top literary agent, Mark Gottlieb, from Trident Media Group. It was a pleasure to chat with Mark about the publishing world, the pitfalls of querying a manuscript, and how the book business is ever-changing. Mark was open with his views on the publishing business and he