Recently I was getting discouraged and thought maybe I should just throw out “The Butterfly and the Cocoon. It would have been my second rewrite of Marge, but I was taking the suggestion of another writer. I often heard you should “show” and not “tell” but not using “is or “was” so much? Ever since then, I looked at what I wrote and frustration sets in. How do I replace my “to be” verbs with something better? Well my book not sell just because I use “to be” verbs? Then I started reading “She Belongs To Me” By Carmen DeSouza. I would like to meet her (Or him) and thank him! Why? Because the writer used “to be” verbs and in my opinion, I like the book so far! Maybe I am different, but I see nothing wrong with “to be” verbs. It is not like it will be like that in every sentence, but I should write what comes naturally to me. I have made writing so hard because I listen to people when I should listen to my instincts instead.
Thank you, Carmen!
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