Ugly Writing

The proposal is ready to go except for the first two paragraphs. These introduce the dog, who is critical to the story. But I have gone over this a dozen different ways, and I have yet to like anything that I’ve come up with.

I’m convinced that the concept for the first meeting between my heroine and the dog is solid. But I cannot seem to find a way to make it sing.

I have steak, but no sizzle.

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About the author: Novelist, writing teacher, on a mission to reprint my out-of-print books and self-publish my new ones.

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