Dale L. Walker,Rocky Mountain News
More than 250 tips on craft, marketing and the writer's life from the Colorado Authors' League.
Writer's Block: "When I am stuck on dead center, I find it helpful to pick up a book of poetry and read poems aloud. The rhythm and figures of speech inspire me."
Style and Technique: "Be conscious of your sentence length. Short, factual sentences increase the pace and tension. Long, leisurely sentences give your reader time to savor the moment."