Actions Speak Louder than Adjectives

Show, don’t tell is the greatest and most singular lesson an author needs to learn. Anton Chekov said it best, “Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” This is a short post because the lesson is so simple (but so important). Avoid all adjectives. Never tell…

The Proof Copies Have Arrived!

The Proof copies for The Accidental Scoundrel have arrived!! Here are some photo’s that document my initial thoughts of the book – Initial reactions are good – But oh no, what’s this? A grammatical error! – Luckily the sublimely witty and humorous prose wins over – And also, doesn’t it look great on your bookshelf?…