Author Archives: T.L. Hicks
Tracie Hicks is a Speculative Fiction. You can read her work at Coffee House Writers, where she is an editor. Tracie has an Associate of Arts degree in Communications from UoPX. Bachelor and Master of Arts degree in Creative Writing (focused on fiction and screenwriting) from SNHU. She wrapped up her education with an MFA in Creative Writing from SNHU. She is working on two books and one short story collection. You can read her work at tlhicks.me
Top 25 Self-Editing Tips
To grow as an editor, one must read. Just like writers must read. Besides reading inside and outside of my genre, I read editing improvement books. The one I will share with you this week is 25 Self-Editing Tips for Indie Authors. The book was written by JM Porup and Derek Murphy. I will skipContinue reading “Top 25 Self-Editing Tips”
How to use descriptive beats in your dialogue
I got this in my email from Creative Writing Now. A descriptive beat is a small piece of action or description inserted into the dialogue. Here is an example of dialogue containing descriptive beats…
First vs Third POV-Videos
What is your favorite POV and why?