Click on over to Angela Ackerman's uber-popular blog THE BOOKSHELF MUSE and check out her 7 part series on the 7 Deadly Sins of Novel Writing.
1. Low Stakes
2. Counterfeit Characters
3. Missing the Mark on Voice & POV
4. Plot Snafus
5. Flat Wordsmithing
6. Dialog Disaster
7. TMI -Too Much Information
Final Thoughts---and one more sin thrown in for good measure:)
So now that you are revising your novel, minding the 7 sins, you'll need a killer thesaurus so as not to commit sin #5. Where do you go? Back to The BookShelf Muse for:
An Emotional Thesaurus
A Settings Description Thesaurus
A Color, Textures and Shapes Thesaurus
To look up specific Emotions, Setting Descriptions and Color, Textures and Shapes, go to THE BOOKSHELF MUSE and scroll down a bit. On your right is word after word after beautiful word:)
Happy Writing & Revising!