Posts Tagged ‘words’

My war

Posted: 1st April 2011 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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One of the biggest areas of failure for a lot of writers is failure to grow their craft. I don’t make money as a novelist (and don’t think I could) but my writing is still important. Most writers have at least two things they are contantly fighting against to keep their writing at their highest […]

“Write with nouns and verbs, not with adjectives and adverbs. The adjective hasn’t been built that can pull a weak or inaccurate noun out of a tight place.” William Strunk

A word i hate

Posted: 14th June 2007 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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Diminutive. Really, i find this word nearly as horrifying in relation to books as i do the word Prologue. The reason for the near omniscient loathe i have for those words is that they are usually used in such a bad way as to drag down the quality of everything around them. In this case […]