• Florence Osmund

The Book Designer

I am thrilled and honored to announce my new role with Joel Friedlander's blog, The Book Designer, as one of their contributing writers. Here is their announcement.


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Conflict, Crisis, Drama, and Tension

Without conflict, crisis, drama, and tension, a story would be nothing but a string of boring facts—if every scene was peaceful, comfortable, and pleasurable, no one would read it. This may sound over

Show, Don't Tell

“Show, don’t tell” is often referred to as the golden rule of writing fiction and is arguably one of the most important rules for all new writers to learn and follow. Simply put, “show, don’t tell” me

Active Versus Passive Voice

There are many ways to structure a sentence to convey the same information and still be grammatically correct. In this chapter, I talk about where the subject and verb fall within the sentence, result