Tag: writing

Tips and Topics for Writers #3 – Diction

Diction. Voice. Tone. All three of these things are very different, but I want to talk about diction as to how it relates to tone and voice. In non-fiction you diction and voice will be determined by topic. If you’re writing about a murder or serial killer or a disaster, then you probably want to avoid diction, voice and tone that do not convey … Read More Tips and Topics for Writers #3 – Diction

Tips and Topics for Writers #1- Research

Post #1 Researching True Crime and History Books Over the years, I’ve edited a lot of history and true crime titles. There are a few common mistakes that first-time, and even seasoned, authors make. Today, I’d like to discuss one of those. Everyone in publishing understands the amount of time and effort it takes to research a history or true crime title. Let’s just … Read More Tips and Topics for Writers #1- Research