Tag Archives: writing
How early did you begin #storytelling?
I’m leaving for holiday tomorrow, so I thought before I go that I’d share one more memory with you. While going through my Mum’s papers, I came across an old school exercise book of mine that she’d kept – I was astounded to find some early indications of where I would be going, decades later. […]
Results of this year’s holiday promo, and THE PRINCE’S PROTEGE is nearly done!
I decided to give the regular, over-populated New Year post a miss this year, and focus on the wonderful clear writing time I had over the holiday period, but normal service will resume shortly! On the writing note, I’m thrilled to report I’m in sight of the end of book #3 of The Five Kingdoms […]
Originally posted on Fantasy Author's Handbook:
Let’s take this week to go after a certain copy editing bugaboo that I have found extremely common in both fantasy and science fiction. It’s another of those seemingly impenetrable rules governing the proper use of an initial cap. An initial cap is when the first letter of…
Listening to Your WIP – #WritingTip #amwriting
Using MS Word to read your writing aloud – great way to catch mistakes and clunky sentences. Marcia shares clear instructions on how to turn on this nifty little tool.
GDPR And Authors: What You Need To Know
Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
I’ve received quite a few inquiries regarding the new European Union privacy legislation known as GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). GDPR comes into effect on May 25, 2018. This regulation initially impacts European Union member countries and aims to protect people from companies selling personal data. To do this, it regulates the use…
Have you experienced sequel-writing phobia? My advice is trust your creativity. #amwriting
Are you one of the vast number of authors who follow the sage advice to write books in series? Series are so much easier to market – promote the first one and, provided you’ve done a good enough job on writing that opening book, readers will carry on through to buy the next, and the […]
Guest author: Deborah Jay – #Writers, be true to yourself
Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
Image: Pixabay Rather a grand headline, I know, but you’ll understand where I’m coming from as you read further. Amongst other things, I am a writer. Those ‘other things’ include caring for an elderly parent (two, until recently), and running a full-time business that involves a lot…
How to write horses wrong – reblog #writing
Back in November, I copied a post from Nicholas C. Rossis’ blog, in turn reblogged from Dan Koboldt, about casting horses in fiction. I subsequently followed Dan’s blog and a while ago he added a further post on the subject, which I’d like to share with you now, as it made me nod my head […]