Hi writer friend,I'm certain you have experience criticism on a regular basis. There are positive lessons to learn from this. It is in many ways a positive experience. Here's way...GlennisReblogged in full from Josh Spencer, (For Those Interested)Nobody likes to be criticized. But the ability to handle criticism is a prerequisite to success. Because the… Continue reading 5 Things To Do When Someone Criticises You
Hi writing friends. My focus this week is characterisation. (with an 's' for those of you non Americans). Helpful tips here, thanks again to Bridgett at NowNovel. Enjoy, you might like to check out my publishing website link, below- Glennis BrowneGlennisFamous characters teach us about characterizationFrom Anna Karenina to Jon Snow, Don Quixote to Harry… Continue reading Famous characters teach us about characterization
Hello writing friends. Looking for dialogue ideas? As I love using dialogue to explain what's happening, and to move my novel on, this NowNovel blog is a great reminder. Enjoy. NowNovel are happy for you to share. As am I. Glennis5 types of dialogue your novel needsDialogue is a key part of any character-driven novel.… Continue reading 5 types of dialogue your novel needs
Sunday 20th August. Come and say 'hello' at site one, opposite the Riverdeck. Restaurant. 8 am - 2pm Come along to the vibrant markets at the Marina, and say 'hi' as I will be on Site One. Meet artist and jewellery manufacturer Diane, from Darnold Creations who will have available for sale her amazing work.… Continue reading Book Signing at Noosa Marina Markets, Tewantin
Hello writers and would be writers, I'm deep into the editing process. Loving how they are tidying everything up. This is an essential stage to republishing. I regret not knowing what I know now, but at least I am growing with experience as a writer. GlennisUsing a book editor: How to get more valueToday we… Continue reading Using a book editor: How to get more value
Hi bloggers and writers,This week I published a blog that accidentally broke some reposting blogging rules. Fortunately the lovely authors of the blog contacted me, and shared the confusing rules. Today, I pass them on, trusting you will benefit also. Correct information is powerful, as it equips us in our art.Below is a summary of… Continue reading The world of online content can be confusing!
Hi fellow Pen-smiths, Writing tense has for me been a learning curve. Especially when editting, as I seem to change my mind a bit. Constantly re-checking; that I haven't altered tense from one day to the next. This Now Novel post is a great reminder. Enjoy. GlennisWriting tenses: 5 tips to get past, present and… Continue reading Writing tenses: 5 tips to get past, present and future right