Tag: passive voice

The Deadly Three: Beginner Writing Mistakes

I see two common beginner-writer habits in works that I beta-read. One is using too much passive voice, and the other is using weak connectors. If you have a lot of “was” and “were” in your story, you are robbing your story of excitement and distancing readers from your character. Instead of “There were the sound of horns in the… Read more →