Writing Tips

Identifying Your Crutch Words (And 5 Other Things to Edit Out of Your Story)

  Let’s start with crutch phrases. All writers have them. If you’ve revised more than a handful of your own stories, you’ve likely picked up on your own personal crutch phrases or words. They show up often, insinuating themselves into your story, and you might not even notice them since they’re so familiar to you,… Continue reading Identifying Your Crutch Words (And 5 Other Things to Edit Out of Your Story)

Books · Comics

Herding Cats by Sarah Anderson: Cats, Plus Creativity in the Internet Age

I’ve been a fan of Sarah Anderson’s comics for a while now and I was so happy to see this new volume of her collected comics. Along with the giggle-inducing comics about cats and relationships and the life of an introvert, Anderson has a lot to say in this book about creating and, more specifically,… Continue reading Herding Cats by Sarah Anderson: Cats, Plus Creativity in the Internet Age