Author Archives: Ron

About Ron

Host and producer of Ron's Amazing Stories since 2011.

Writing is a series of Choices

Writing is a series of choices. As you work on your manuscript you choose your subject, your approach, and your sources. Then when it is time to write you choose the words that will express your ideas and decide how … Continue reading

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Writers – So you want to write a short story?

As an editor I don’t get to write many stories, but I sure love to read them and I also to get to edit them. However, I have taken quite a few creative writing courses and one word can sum … Continue reading

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7 Great Websites for Writers

Here is a reprint of an article I thought people might find useful.  Some of the entries are obvious, but a couple were new to me a thought it was worth a reprint.  It was orginally published on http://www.dailywritingtips.com/  7 Great … Continue reading

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So, you want to write a good paragraph

Most authors write a paragraph and really don’t think about it. The bottom line is that is how it should be (Automatic, to the point, clear and complete). But, what are the characteristics of a good paragraph? That is what … Continue reading

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Comma-on Comma Usage!

I was recently editing a memoir for a client and I had some questions about comma usage. I found an article on the internet that explained everything I needed to know. I am constantly amazed how easy it is to … Continue reading

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The Crazy Sounds of A Verses An – Can I scream now!?

I received an email from a listener of my podcast Ron’s Amazing Stories. He was criticizing my use of “an” verses “a”. I have always thought the usage was based on whether the next word in the sentence began with … Continue reading

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The Narrative Mode – An Editor’s Nightmare

In this article we are going to talk about the mode of narration. This is not a new subject, but it is most certainly misunderstood and in some cases misrepresented. I have seen hundreds of articles on the subject some … Continue reading

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