Michelle Renee Miller
With a decade of writing experience, I’m sharing with you what’s taken me 10 years and a college degree to learn so you can be ahead of the game.
Dialogue Tags: Everything You Need to Know to Look Like a Professional Writer
Dialogue tags are commonly misused with young writers, and can often be a crutch for you to lean on. If you’re using dialogue tags wrong, you’re stunting your growth as a writer. Learning the correct way to use dialogue tags will not only add another tool to your writer’s toolbox, but your work will read as professional, authoritative writing does.
Never a Pirate
I couldn’t remember when he stopped leaving the porch light on for me, but he wasn’t even leaving the mudroom light on anymore. With the street light out front, and some nights the moon, I guess it didn’t really matter. When I came home that night, I tripped on Margo’s hot pink rain boots, and my hip hit the corner of the console table. “Fuck,” I said, pushing two fingers into my hip to pop the bubble of pain, but it never worked.