The Art And Science Of Brevity

Here is another great post from Dan Alatorre on the craft of writing

Dan Alatorre


Using my unreleased manuscript An Angel On Her Shoulder, I am showing you my techniques for reworking a story into a more readable, more enjoyable piece. It’s 45+ lessons in about 45 days. (To start at Chapter 1, click HERE.)

To view it best, bring up the two versions in different windows and view them side by side to see what was changed.

Then give me your thoughts in the comment section.


Today, A Quiz

You’ve been following along, learning my techniques for a while. Read the two versions of this chapter and tell me why I did what I did. I’ll see you below and give you my answer.

Chapter 15 “FINAL”

By the time I got home from my visit to the church, dinner had been waiting. That’s never good. Things were already tense enough at home.

My wife is a terrific cook…

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