Adages– the non-native English speaker’s worst nightmare (other than idioms… shudders). Early birds get worms, a bird in the hand worth two in the bush, killing two birds with one… Writing Prompt: Adage Origins
Based on everything we’ve been taught about writing, passive voice should be avoided at all costs. It takes away from the person delivering the action and instead emphasizes the action… Is It Ever Okay To Use Passive Voice?
Name: Barbara Ann Colbert Hometown: Philadelphia, PA Book Title: The Boogiekids Genre: Children’s Dorrance Publishing (DP): Describe your book in 10 words or less. Barbara Ann Colbert (BAC): Imaginative, intriguing,… Author Spotlight: Barbara Ann Colbert
When people think of the Young Adult genre, they typically think its audience is fairly self-explanatory. It’s right there in the title, right? Young Adult books are for… well… young… Writing for Your Audience: Young Adult
Name: Sharon Daniels Hometown: Hollywood, Florida Book Title: My First Best Friend Genre: Children’s Dorrance Publishing (DP): Describe your book in 10 words or less. Sharon Daniels (SD): Little boy… Author Spotlight: Sharon Daniels