There are 5 categories for the "little" things that need to be on your novel-writing checklist. Although primarily cosmetic, they are still crucial.
Avoiding too much description is ultimately about controlling your entire narrative. Use these description tips to advance your plot, character, and theme.
Show, don't tell is the foundation of dramatic storytelling. Failing to show important scenes in your story is one of the most common writing mistakes.
How to recognize and fix a weak character voice.