Writers Confess Phrases They Overuse

Writers Confess Phrases They Overuse

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John Boyne, legendary author of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, tweeted today asking other writers if they’ve wrestled with phrases they overuse, and if so, what they are:     If you’ve done any volume of writing, you can probably relate. Beyond a signature style, authors sometimes have words they use more often, or in this case, concepts and sentence pieces. A surprising number of them have to do with actions the characters are taking. The tweet got an enormous number of responses, causing the topic to trend on twitter. The whole thing gives the impression of characters doing …

Joe Hill Talks the Greatest Mystery of All: Writing & Worldbuilding

Joe Hill Talks the Greatest Mystery of All: Writing & Worldbuilding

wHAT WOULD YOU BUY WITH $500? Use your imagination & Enter Our ‘nos4a2’ Giveaway, Courtesy of Amc!   Nos4a2 author Joe Hill is well-acquainted with mysteries: before he became a full-fledged thriller, fantasy, horror, & mystery writer, he was a mystery himself. The son of Stephen King, Joseph Hillstrom King chose to rise to the heights of his career with his parentage kept secret. Hill is a genre-bending whirlwind of a novelist, whose works have found mass-market success both in airport bookstores and on screens large & small. Hill’s Horns stunned audiences with its star, Daniel Radcliffe; the terrifyingly original premise; and …