• 100+ Deadwood Phrases To Cut From Your Writing

    This list is evolving. Have suggestions? Leave a comment and I’ll update as we go. Making these small changes in your copy—be it fiction or non (news writers are so guilty of so many of these)—will lead to clarity and brevity, hallmarks of excellent writers. It won’t be easy at first. We use these phrases […]

  • The End Comes First

    When I started writing the Station One series, I knew how it was going to end. In fact, there are big clues in the first couple of scenes of the first book, Time Up. When I wrote This Time Around, the first thing I had was the ending scene. The ending for the third book, […]