Learning one skill will improve everything you write. Ready? Here it is:
Write like you talk
That’s it? Yes, that’s it. But it’s not as easy as it sounds. It’s a skill and like any skill, it can be learned and with some practice, you can master it. What’s in it for me, you ask? First, writing will be easier, less of a chore. Instead of fighting the page, you will sound like you. You might even find you really like to write. Who knows. You might have a story inside you that other people really need to read.
Topics include tips on:
- Sensory Elements
|Publisher:||Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas|
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About the Author
Diane Sherlock is the author of four novels, Growing Chocolate, Willful Ignorance, Dead Weight and the upcoming Wrestling Alligators. Her writing has appeared in The Rumpus, The Citron Review, scissors and spackle, Mo+th (Bombshelter), Present Tense, and Bird in the Hand: Risk&Flight (Outrider). She co-founded AnnotationNation.com and has a blog on writing. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University, Los Angeles in 2009. She was a 2011 nominee for the Pushcart Prize and a finalist for the Artsmith Literary Prize. Her flash fiction piece, The Green Bench, has been used in workshops, including the 2012 Wesleyan Writers Conference. She previously co-owned and managed a production services firm. In addition, she worked as a freelance screenwriter for several production companies and served as producer and production manager for film and TV. Born in La Jolla, California, she currently lives in Los Angeles and is an honorary Masai after a 2011 trip to the Masai Mara.