|H is for HERO|
Each post for the A to Z Challenge is the challenge I set for myself.
|A reckless hero is no hero. Only after|
weighing up the problem, and recognising
how impossible the situation is,
does the real hero act.
H is for Hero because every MC must be a unique collection of human, quirky, flawed and, above all, likeable traits.
HAL LONGLEAT AND THE TROUBLE WITH TRUTH
When the knight, de Moreville, prepared to take his second shot, there was surge of spectators. Men-at-arms with clanking armour and the staff from the kitchens, everyone who’d finished their jobs, rushed to watch the drama unfold. The crusader knight glanced around, and he gripped at his chain mail vest, just above his heart, as if the movement of the crowd had startled him.
Could YOU have been gifted with the ability to identify and eliminate weak and brittle phrases from your work? To the uninitiated, these interlopers look like quality imagery.
CLICHÉ RAIDERS: REWRITE!
• hale and hearty
• hanged for a sheep as a lamb, we might as well be
• heaping ridicule
• hell or high water
• high and dry
• hit the nail on the head
• hold your horses
• hope against hope
• howling gale
• how long is a piece of string?
FOR H, I CHOSE THE HERO. WHAT IS THE SUBJECT OF YOUR H POST?