Episode 64: The Colonists, Historical Fiction Critique

Episode Description

In this episode, Leslie welcomed her new co-host, Clark Chamberlain, who is an author, editor, and co-host of The Book Editor Show. They critiqued the beginning of Michele Potter’s The Colonists, an as yet unpublished historical fiction novel. They discussed internal dialogue, increasing character interaction, strong verbs, ellipses, and em dashes.






Show Notes

For your born writer, nothing is so healing as the realization that he has come upon the right word.

— Catherine Drinker Bowen

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