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: Chloe Ryan Winston Hometown: Ashland, OR and Redding, CA Book: Argentine Assignment, Belize Barter, China Caper, Mexican Marimbas, Peru Paradox, and Russian Ruse Genre: Fiction Describe your series. My series is about an Ashland, Oregon… Author Spotlight: Chloe Ryan Winston
Name: Margo Beehler Book: The Adventures of Minnie Lee and Her Underwater Friends Genre: Children’s Describe your book. A small, challenged girl named Minnie Lee–a blessing in disguise– helps the family and… Author Spotlight: Margo Beehler
Hearing voices in your head? Diagnosis: you’re either crazy or you’re a writer (though sometimes those two things aren’t mutually exclusive). The best use of dialogue and narrative voice is… Getting to Know Your Character’s Voice