Ariion Kathleen Brindley


 Home   Ten Things   Raji: Book One   Oxana's Pit   Hannibal's Elephant Girl   Cat Springs   Physician   Dire Kawa   West Wind 

 eReaders   Self Publishing   Book Promotion   Literary Agents   Kittens   On-line Casinos 




Ten Things I Hate About Your Writing

by

Ariion Kathleen Brindley




Ten Things I Hate


Available soon in paperback




Literary Agents email addresses


If you've written a story or a novel, click Literary Agents email addresses to see a list of 350 literary agents' e-mail addresses





The hard truths about your book that your friends won't tell you



But I will

Because

If you want to be published, you need to know



Bullet Character Description Oh, those beautiful green eyes

Scarlett Johansson movie actress

Scarlett Johansson, her latest movie "He’s Just Not That into You"

Photo credit: Fun Much www.funmunch.com                          







Bullet Punctuation Hey guess what I'm writing in a new style no commas



Bad punctuation on tombstone

Bad punctuation on tombstone

Photo credit: Radical Womanhood solofemininity.blogs.com






Bullet Speech Tags "I will write in any style I want," he warned. "I hope you do," she urged



Couple engaged in animated dialogue

Couple engaged in active dialogue

Photo credit: Exit Real Estate exitrealestate540.com






Bullet Foreshadowing "Yes, I think foreshadowing is defined as walking down the street with the sun at your back"



Woman

Woman's shadow on pavement

Photo credit: Sam's Hearing Life Blogspot samshearinglife.blogspot.com




Bullet Loose Ends How many subplots did you say you have? Only fourteen?



Loose ends ball of yarn

Interwoven subplots with a few loose ends

Photo credit: Knitting Caboodle knittingcaboodle.wordpress.com








Bullet Hackneyed Expressions I do like Shakespeare, but he used so many clichés



William Shakespeare book cover from 1617

William Shakespeare book cover from 1617

Photo credit: Cornell University Library www.library.cornell.edu










Bullet Adverbs! When you see an adverb, kill it, as Mark Twain liked to say



Girl with machinegun

Girl with machine gun

Photo credit: Business Pundit www.businesspundit.com



BulletPoint Of View This head-hoping is great, he thought. Hmm, she said to herself, I wonder if he's thinking of POV ping-pong



Matterhorn mountain reflected in a lake

Matterhorn mountain reflected in a lake

Photo credit: Livedoor blog.livedoor.jp



Bullet Syntatical Structure Grammar? That's so yesterday. But, whatever



Bad grammar on cake

Bad grammar on cake

Photo credit: Stumble Upon www.stumbleupon.com



Bullet Spelling I like to envent new words


Misspelled stop sign

Misspelled stop sign

Photo credit: Movie Mavengal moviemavengal.blogspot.com



Bullet The writer butts in Author Intrusion


Obama and Sarkozy agree on one thing

Obama and Sarkozy agree on one thing

Photo credit: Speedcat Holly Dale speedcathollydale.blogspot.com





Written by Ariion Kathleen Brindley

Available soon in paperback


Please email Ariion at





Click here to return to my home page



© Copyright ariionkathleenbrindley.com 2009





Kitty Babies

Are you looking for a kitten? Click Himalayan kittens for sale to see Himalayan kittens

If you would like to see some Persian kittens, click Persian kittens for sale to go to Kittybabies.com

Hannibal


Click on the book to see Hannibal's Elephant Girl, a new novel by Ariion Kathleen Brindley



Literary Agents email addresses


If you've written a story or a novel, click Literary Agents email addresses to see a list of 350 literary agents' e-mail addresses



Editor


If you have written a novel or short story and would a professional edit and analysis, please click Novel Editing to see additional information



Writers Free Reference


Writers' Free Reference is a list of free websites providing information useful to writers and others. Please click List of free reference websites to see the free list



Ariion Kathleen Brindley


A girl of twelve was thrown into a river by two men. Obolus, one of Hannibal's elephants, pulled her from the water. Click Hannibal's Elephant Girl, a novel by Ariion Kathleen Brindley to see more about the book





Jokes and Funny Stories


Do you need a good laugh? click Over 200 jokes and funny stories to see a wide variety of fun