Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Writers Jargon (2)

Writers have their own language. A shorthand, if you will. Outsiders (non-writers) think they know what most of these words and phrases mean. But they don't. Here, in a continuing series of posts, I will divulge the SECRET MEANINGS OF WRITERS' JARGON.

Imprint: (noun) The mark left on your forehead after you slam your face into your desk in frustration.

Submission: (verb) Admitting you can’t perfect your manuscript, and sending it to publishers so they can confirm its imperfections.

Climax: (noun) The sensation you feel when you successfully complete a story.

Epilogue: The log a writer uses to beat a dead horse.

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