“Write Smart. Write S-mart.”

In good prose, there’s a rhythm. A cadence, if you will. Even a percussion. PACE YOURSELF. PACING SETS THE TONE, THEN CARRIES IT. Like the rat-a-tat-tat of a machine gun, action should happen fast and in short bursts. Exposition should be sparse and epic, like the report of a cannon, with quieter moments in between […]