Some help please.

Okay Peeps,  I need your help. My current work in progress has an alcoholic character who wakes up in San Diego’s drunk tank. Since this is something I’ve never experienced,  I’m hoping some of you  or someone you know has enjoyed police hospitality in the US due to intoxication and would be willing to anonymously…

Nowadays, literally is used interchangeably with figuratively, is this truly acceptable? Does this constitute an erosion of the English l…

Answer by Candace Vianna: No,  to the first part. These are not interchangeable. They are antonyms.  Literally means without interpretation or embellishment, exactly as  stated. Figuratively means you’re not being literal, you’re using figures of speech or are speaking metaphorically.  The  second part of the question is more difficult to pin down. Language  evolves with…

Is this paragraph properly written?

Answer by Candace Vianna: I pretty much agree with the majority on this one, but here’s another punctuation trick to consider. On  the way to his car, Dan analyzed what the man had said: The  warehouse was  occupied on Wednesdays and Thursdays. But the Buffalo  murder occurred  on a Saturday, and Sarah Johnson was killed…

Do you have a master list of character skeleton sheets?

cleverhelp:  Here are a few of the best/most interesting character development sheets we could find around the internet. Use them to answer questions as you develop and create your new characters. Blank Character Profile – Huge Blank Character Sheet Abridged Character Sheet Big-Ass Character Sheet Character Sheet Creation Bio Sheet How to Create a Character…

How likely is it for a new author to make money with the Kindle Singles program?

Answer by Candace Vianna: A lot of your success is going to be tied to the category you’re writing in. Kindle Singles are limited to short story and novella length works. They are not accepting: how-to manuals, public domain works, reference books, travel guides, children’s books or story collections in this category. Submission guidelines can…