Oops. I need to pay more attention to my Tumblr feed. I edited last Tuesday’s post a few times and ended up posting it 3 times to Tumblr. Whoopsie-doodles.

Anyway! Cliches! Behold!

Writer Unboxed » What NOT to Do When Beginning Your Novel: Advice from Literary Agents.

I remember reading this kind of advice when I was writing my first novels. It was a revelation to realize that every character shouldn’t have two paragraphs of purple prose-filled description. Good times (or not).

I… I still love prologues, though. So very much. I know they’re generally bad ways to open a story. But I have an addiction, OK?