They say a writer should write what they know. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard someone say this and it seems to be the most common piece of advice offered to all aspiring writers. But what does it mean? And does it help you become a better writer? For a long time … Continue reading Like looking in a mirror?
"That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." Shakespeare's famous line from Romeo & Juliet should by all accounts be a golden rule of thumb - and far be it from me to argue with a master! However, I find myself wondering if the sentiment applies to character names? … Continue reading What’s in a name?