Let Your Crawdads Sing! Writers, Remember “Writing Rules” are only Guidelines – By Anne R. Allen…

Ruth and I write this blog to give back to the writing community we’ve lived and worked in for many decades. We offer warnings about scams, plus tips and helpful suggestions for writing fiction and creative nonfiction that contemporary readers will want to buy.

We say “we made the mistakes so you don’t have to.” 😊

But that doesn’t mean we know everything. Or that we’re never wrong. We’re still out here making mistakes. Making mistakes is how people learn, and creative people should always be learning.

You can come to us for pretty solid advice about what are accepted standards in writing contemporary prose.

If you follow basic guidelines, we think you’ll have a better chance of being successfully published than if you jump blindly onto the query-go-round or indie publishing with a manuscript full of head hopping, long, adverb-heavy descriptions, flashbacks within flashbacks, Tom Swifty dialogue tags, and other reader pet peeves.

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