When I began writing novels, a friend who works in publishing gave me this advice: “You’ve been reading ABOUT writing for a year. Isn’t it time to start writing?” Yes, I do cop to a certain amount of insecurity before I started my first book. My office shelves are filled with writing resources, but three in particular have proven priceless. They didn’t come out last year.
One of the best purchases I made was buying a copy of The Synonym Finder (Jerome Rodale, editor, 1978.) I remember reading about… Continue reading