Monthly Archives: March 2009

Description: Make it Blend

I’ve been discussing description in a few of my recent blogs: “On Writing: Editing Your Description” “Description: If it Doesn’t Matter, Axe It!” “Description: MAKE it Matter!” “Description: Bring Your World to Life!” Today, I’ll discuss how to make your … Continue reading

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Description: Bring Your World to Life!

I’ve been blogging on writing description, and so far, I’ve discussed: "On Writing: Editing Your Description" "Description: If it Doesn’t Matter, Axe It!" "Description: MAKE it Matter!" As I’ve mentioned before, you want your world to haunt your reader. (I … Continue reading

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The Final Cut in Movies Podcast: Race to Witch Mountain

The Final Cut in Movies: Putting Science Fiction & Fantasy Center Stage The Final Cut in Movies is a talk radio show M. B. Weston hosts that airs throughout the week from 2:00 to 3:00 am & pm on Ad Astra Radio: … Continue reading

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Description: MAKE it Matter!

Put it to work by giving it double duty! I’ve been blogging on using description this week. If you’re just joining, you’ll want to check out the prior blogs: "Writing: Editing Your Description" "Description: If it Doesn’t Matter, Axe It!" … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: March 21, 2009

"You’re the writer. You’re the one sitting at the keyboard day in and day out. Force your words to do your bidding!"–M. B. Weston

Posted in The World of Writing, The Writing Process

Description: MAKE it Matter!

Put it to work by giving it double duty! I’ve been blogging on using description this week. If you’re just joining, you’ll want to check out the prior blogs: "Writing: Editing Your Description" "Description: If it Doesn’t Matter, Axe It!" … Continue reading

Posted in Description, The World of Writing

Description: If it Doesn’t Matter, Axe It!

As I mentioned in the earlier blog entry entitled, “On Writing: Editing Your Description,” description takes words, and words are writing’s most precious commodities. Spend them sparingly. But what to cut? When editing, remember the cardinal rule: Keep only the … Continue reading

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