Word tips

I have a nasty tendency to use the same words over and over again without realizing it. Once, when I was first starting to write and actually showed other people, a crit partner pointed out that I’d used the word ‘then’ 47 times in 5,000 words. Ouch! So now I […]

Finding Echo words

No, not that type of trick! Sheesh! Get your mind out the gutter! I meant my Lazy-A$$-How-to-Do-This-Easier-in-Word Bag of Tricks. A couple months ago, Gizmo Guy complained that whenever he opened his manuscript he found himself re-reading the entire thing so he could remember what had already happened. Naturally this […]

Opening my Bag of Tricks