The first installment of the Penny Punker ladies introducing a subtle but effective way of getting started in writing tricky sub-genres such as steampunk, dieselpunk, and many other genres that don't end in punk!
Hey Teeka! Any suggestions on writing my first steampunk book?
I'd try a character driven story with an industrial background. Subtly is better than dialogue that fills the page in hopes of describing a new world. It bogs down progression in the story. Kinda like this actually...
So I could, like, slowly introduce readers to my world and expand on what they comment about in reviews?
Exactly, and try not to use filler words such as could, would, should, and like. It's writer's suicide.
BUT IN DIALOGUE IT GIVES CHARACTERS DEFINITION!
So does this headache...
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