1-2-3 Publish May 20, 2022

1-2-3 Publish is a weekly post for professional and career writers to help them find new high-paying opportunities. Subscribers will receive weekly posts sharing 3 paid writing opportunities, 2 open pitch calls, and a writing challenge to help them grow as writers. This week and the next will focus all on fiction and poetry writers. I’ll share open submission calls, writing jobs, and a challenge to help fiction and poetry writers gain a firmer grasp on submitting their pieces.

Write Better, Right Now #16

Using descriptive writing to show the characters' movements through the story, setting, and the world, we're giving our readers an added layer of description to cling to and experience the story. Descriptive action has ripples you can use to show other aspects of your story's world.

Write Better, Right Now #15

Descriptive world building is the easiest way to fall into a hole of describing information and moments not important or necessary to the flow of the story.

Write Better, Right Now #14

Writers can show a whole world, describe conflict, and trick the reader just by fine-tuning a character's voice to make it sing. How someone chooses to express their emotions, surroundings, and the situations they get into can convey way more to the reader in a more engaging way than simply stating it.

Write Better, Right Now #13

Descriptive writing is often stated as show don't tell. But that's kind of wrong, descriptive writing does involve telling. Writers tell the reader many things but dressed up in fancy clothing and paired with showing.