A Simple Guide to 55 Common Literary Devices

55 literary devices

            Professional writers use unique words.  This is a list of some of the more common Terms and Literary Devices along with what they mean.   It took us a while to learn the proper vocabulary used by professional writers. We hope this Guide will be useful to you.   Read More »

How to Choose a Point-of-View for your Story

choose a point of view for your story

Choosing a point-of-view can be tricky. When John first started writing, we did what most writers do; we wrote in first-person. It was John’s story and he wanted to tell it in his own voice. Our more recent writing  has been done in third person. We have found several advantages to  writing in third person. We hope Read More »

How to Engage Your Readers

Engage your Readers

Writing is an Art I like to watch American Idol or the Voice. All the singers sing well or they would not have gotten past the auditions. But each week they become better. If they want to become stars, they have a great deal more to learn, then just singing. They learn dance moves and how Read More »