Where does the comma go?
Point of view is a bugaboo for many writers. Editors too.
To read like a writer means to read material not for pleasure, but for education.
TV producers have been using this method for years to determine if a show is worth investing in beyond a pilot episode or season.
I don’t know why this rule gets the regal treatment.
Not acknowledging the passage of time can leave readers confused about “when” they are in the story.
You, as a writer, are providing a valuable service to readers.
Never doubt it!
Identify what your ideal reader looks like?
I recently heard someone call ellipses drama dots, and now I want to rename them. Drama dots sounds much more intriguing.
Readers need to know where characters are located in a scene as well as what the characters are doing.