Uh Wen To Da Ster, Or, Why Accents Don’t Belong In Your Manuscript

While reading submissions lately, I noticed a growing trend in giving characters regional accents. I thought it was a rather arbitrary thing to include in most cases, but I’m an unfailing optimist – I wanted to give the author the benefit of the doubt. Maybe the accent was an important part of the plot. I… Continue reading Uh Wen To Da Ster, Or, Why Accents Don’t Belong In Your Manuscript