Things I am having fun reading while I whip the draft of my new novel into shape (and by whip, I mean whip):
Literary Devices — Check out the site for more examples like the cartoon above. I want a Foreshadow Puppet.
Here are Ten clichés, random chosen from our list of 2,000+ clichés…
put your best foot forward
Any old stocking can find a old shoe
rise and shine
you took the words right out of my mouth
pull yourself up by the bootstraps
it’s a dilly
nip in the bud
America, the melting pot of the world
Worst of all in ignoring physical reality is the silenced sniper rifle. These things pop up all over the mystery and thriller landscape. They are used when an assassin wants to kill someone from a distance so that the assassin can get away without detection. Prepare yourself for the shock: this scenario is also impossible!
Research, folks. Research.