Some Rules Are Meant To Be Broken

dialogue tags can ruin a story

One of my pet peeves as a reader is the overuse of dialogue tags. I find unnecessary dialogue tags to be awkward and clunky. They slow the natural flow of the conversation and past a certain point, the technique begins to insult my intelligence. It is a rule in writing that all dialogue should have tags either before or after …

Does That Make Sense

does that make sense

I’ve just finished the first draft of The Borman Factor. It’s pretty exciting if you’re an author. Check the spelling, a few small edits and hit publish, right? We all wish it was that easy, but there’s still a lot of work to be done. It’s hard to resist the urge to get it out and move on to the …


How Many Tweets Per Day

how many tweets per day

Here’s a question more people should ask: How many tweets per day is too many? While there is no one definitive answer, experts seem to think that 10 to 15 a day is optimal for most people or businesses. That figure might double if you have a large following or are a very public figure. I was asking the question …

A Better WordPress Theme!

a better wordpress theme

Every time I start a new website, I always look around for that perfect theme. You know, that one theme that’s user friendly, has all the features you could want, isn’t too expensive and LOOKS GREAT! Have I found it yet? It’s too early to tell. The jury’s still out! What I can tell you is that I am now …