Tony Gilbert

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Pinterest Update: More Ways Authors Can Use Pinterest!

Just over a year ago, one of our favorite authors, Steve Piacente, did a great post: 8 Ways Authors Can Use Pinterest” –and showed us many of his own …

The 120 Most Helpful Websites For Writers in 2015 - Global English Editing

There are many fantastic websites about writing on the internet, but it’s time consuming to sort the decent from the mind-bendingly awesome. After …

Dialogue Technique Dos And Don'ts

When writing dialogue for stories or novels, you would think it’d be easy to talk the talk. But writing strong dialogue between characters requires …

6 Ways You're Botching Your Dialogue

[Image's facepalm shot courtesy of Striatic.]<p>You want to write better dialogue. You've learned a few tricks of the trade. Great work so far, but are …

Writing

Serious fiction should not ignore physical love, but it’s hard to get right. Here are a few lessons I’ve learned<p>There is only one thing I loathe more than badly-written sex scenes, and that is when they are brief or omitted altogether. At least the bad ones are amusing:<p><i>When his hand brushed her</i> …

Threading

Fascinating Grammatical Conundrum

Is “data” singular or plural? That’s a word that sounds wrong when you use it correctly. It is supposed to be plural, with the singular being datum. …

Sci-Fi Film ‘Listening’ Proves That You Really Don’t Want Telepathy

I just watched a powerful and disturbing science-fiction film titled "Listening". It's about a scrappy group of grad school students who succeed in …

Ronda Rousey questions desire of UFC contenders: 'They don't want that life'

Ronda Rousey<p>Ronda Rousey believes the contenders in the women’s bantamweight division want to be UFC champion. Whether they’re ready for that …