The Atlantic magazine online recently published the latest edition of their writer-centric “By Heart” series, which interviews writers about their favorite quotes and best writing advice. This week’s interview with Tony Tulathimutte addressed why characters (and the authors behind them!) have a moral prerogative to be “good people.” Continue reading
Not sure I agree with #5, but I’ve always been a sucker for describing a “shock” of hair.
I’d add the word “literally” to this list, and eliminate most adverbs. But now we’re getting into more contentious waters… What are your most-hated literary cliches?