How to punctuate dialogue

No story is complete without dialogue yet punctuating speech is many a writer's bane. Where do those pesky commas go? How do you indicate multiple speakers? And how on earth do you format speech?! Books need dialogue. But get the punctuation wrong and you risk drawing your reader out of the story; the one thing … Continue reading How to punctuate dialogue

The (mis)adventures of a little green hero: Part 2

When the first glimpse of morning reared, she found herself curled up in her woollen blanket, like a small child hiding from the horrors of the night. And just like a drunken orc, she couldn’t even remember going to bed in the first place. Shaking off the previous day, she got up from the feathered … Continue reading The (mis)adventures of a little green hero: Part 2