I assumed I could get away with writing my villain's speech based on what I THOUGHT German people sounded like in the movies. I was wrong.
If you read how-to books on improving your writing, one trendy idea you'll encounter again and again is to "engage all 5 senses," meaning that you should include details in your descriptions for: looks, sounds, touch, taste, and smell. Smell is the killer. It's so hard to work in descriptions of smells. Jasper Fforde, in... Continue Reading →