Archive for April 2022

How to Write a Mystery (or Anything) with Style

How to Write a Mystery (or Anything) with Style
When you’re new to writing, you may think of “writing style” as something you see on the fashion pages or web sites. But style, when it comes to writing, is a way of using words. As a writer, you develop your own voice — and whether you’re writing about fictional characters or non-fictional ones, you... Read more »

ChicagoNow's Best Posts of March 2022

Each month, ChicagoNow holds a contest to determine the best posts that appeared in the previous month on ChicagoNow.com. Of more than 1,000 posts which appeared during March, here are the 20 judged to be the best. (For the record, any posts from the blog Margaret Serious are those nominated by the other bloggers.) Bon... Read more »