First of all, sorry for being that annoying its summer so I'm going all flaky blogger. It won't happen again (although it might). Today I've been thinking about punctuation. Punctuation is not my strong suit so I have decided to hit this topic as a reminder to myself and hopefully, it will be helpful to some … Continue reading Simple Punctuation Tips
I've been writing my novel this week and working at my day job, and developing a book on self-publishing. So, I've been busy. But I didn't want to miss out on sharing some tips with you on some of the best writing apps out there to help you stay on track. Here are some of … Continue reading Awesome Writing Apps
Are you having trouble coming up with a name for your project? Some book titles come easily but others don’t, and some just name themselves something stupid and then you have to waste time persuading them to change. Ugh! This blog contains my top tips to bear in mind when deciding on a title. By … Continue reading What’s in a name? How to come up with an amazing title
Today's blog is about proofreading your own work. To say it isn't easy to properly proofread your own writing is the proverbial understatement. It's bloody difficult! If we skip words and miss errors in someone else's work, this is doubly true for our own manuscripts. With this in mind, here are a few tips which … Continue reading 12 Of My Favourite Proofreading Tips
I'm writing a book at the moment - my first - so I only have time for a short blog this week. I usually write longer blogs so I was having a difficult time coming up with an idea for shorter content. when I had a eureka moment. It went something like this: -- "What … Continue reading Three-Step Process To Writing a 500-Word Blog
Once you've finished your outline, now is the time to start your first draft. But how do you begin?
Outlining your novel is like falling in love.
So, you want to write a novel. Do you wake up each morning, imagination brimming with a host of ideas? Do you love words - all types of words, like ‘conundrum’, ‘malarkey’ or even plain old ‘doozy’? Do you think you’ll still love them once you’ve been consistently writing thousands of them every day, for … Continue reading Inspiration – What Makes A Novel Idea?
If you want to become a great writer, concentrate on becoming a beta reader.
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