This is a guest post by my author friend, William R. Bartlett. It continues his discussion of all things firearms. It was originally scheduled for earlier in the month, but we decided to push it back because of the horrific events in Florida. Even though nothing we share here could have affected that tragic event, I must stress that this series is only meant to help writers improve their writing and not to glorify weapons in any way.
You can check out the rest of the series on firearms here. Today, Bill explains how rifles work and describes some common writing blunders. Enjoy and bookmark!
A Writer’s Guide to Firearms by William R. Bartlett
Part 4: Rifles
Several early examples of rifles. Source: Pinterest
A rifle is a firearm that comes with a shoulder stock and spiral grooves cut within the bore of the barrel. The grooves…
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