5 Quick Editing Tips to Clean Up Your Manuscript

When it comes to editing, ideally we would have a professional look over all of our stories, but oftentimes, for different reasons, that just isn’t feasible. If you want to get a story polished and ready for submission or self-publication, then I have five quick tips featuring techniques and things to look for when going … More 5 Quick Editing Tips to Clean Up Your Manuscript

Purple Prose

As writers we hear a lot about “purple prose” and how bad it is, but what is it really, and how should we be looking for it when we edit? A quick Google search will yield you the definition “prose that is too elaborate or ornate,” but personally I think that definition is a little … More Purple Prose

The Iron Fist Trailer Sucks Because the Casting Still Sucks

Earlier this week the world was treated to the release of Marvel’s upcoming Netflix Iron Fist series. While many seemed to be excited, I am not thrilled. As many have said before me, I think this was a missed opportunity for Marvel to create a superhero franchise with an Asian-American lead. Of course we all … More The Iron Fist Trailer Sucks Because the Casting Still Sucks

My Thoughts on the New Direction for Black Canary

Arrow is now two episodes returned from its mid-season hiatus, and I have thoughts about the direction the show has taken in regards to the Black Canary character. If you’re not fully caught up, the following post is very spoiler, so probably best to watch those episodes sitting on your DV-R before reading this. You’ve … More My Thoughts on the New Direction for Black Canary