Making Your Scenes Rock–Seven Tips for Stronger ScenesOne of my favorite writing-craft guides, often recommended to writers who want to hone their scenes in fiction and memoir, is The Scene Book by Sandra Scofield.Not all writers know how to write scenes, truthfully. Neither did I, for many years. My scenes began as “islands,” or unorganized…… Continue reading Making your scenes rock – seven tips by Mary Carroll Moore
I am ruthlessly editing? In truth, I am reducing the word count in books one and two to lower their retail prices, and in doing so have created a book in between the two. When pasting each chapter through GRAMMARLY I discovered with shock and horror, the comma catastrophes and hanging what do they call…… Continue reading Am I Crazy or What?
Self publishing a book is like training for a marathon. The brain goes into overload as the steps ahead are accessed and implemented. The book is written, and editing completed. The dramatic, colourful cover is awaiting the publishing stage. Now it’s up to me to begin the marathon task of submitting them using the format…… Continue reading Yahoo! Almost there…
Author Glennis Browne’s riveting plot and well-drawn characters delve into issues facing the population of Great Britain in the mid-1800s. Browne explores, through the lives of Dan and Charlotte, whether a peaceful life is about acceptance of what life hands us as well as spiritual survival. Asking- o Is it true people live their lives…… Continue reading The riveting plot and well drawn characters bring The Fortune Seekers to life in the revised novel, to be re released in November
Hi writing friends, So good to read this blog from Pro Writing Aid. I’ve made them all; mistakes I mean. Just sent my manuscript to the editor and I hope I haven’t broken too many rules. Glennis 7 Grammar Rules Your Editor Wants You to Know You don’t want to send an overworked and underpaid…… Continue reading 7 Grammar Rules Your Editor Wants You to Know
Hi writers, my rewrite has been forwarded to the editors. Zoom! Off it went! A relief to have completed the revision. Now time to put my head down after my grandkids leave ( it’s term holiday and we are skating and surfing during the days), so a short break then into it. Love to hear…… Continue reading Story structure examples: Repetition and variation, by NowNovel
Share it Tweet it Pin it Share on Linkedin Share on Google+ Share by email 3103 SHARES 5 Alternative Ways to Say “Thank You in Advance” KAREN HERTZBERG · Workplace · Updated on 31 August 2017 You just got an email from Susie in accounting asking you to bring three dozen of your famous cupcakes…… Continue reading 5 Alternative Ways to Say “Thank You in Advance”
Hi author friends, Mary Carroll Moore has been a mentor of mine ever since I discovered her blog three years ago. Today, her topic is pertinent to my writing, being historical fiction based on facts. Perhaps you will find her points helpful, also. (BTW, last night I re submitted my rewrite of my previously published…… Continue reading Strictly Accurate Memoir? True-Life Novel? How Close to the Line Do You Ride?
Hi writers, NowNovel has presented us with a thought provoking lesson today. For me, I find myself reconsidering what I write naturally, which includes the environment, but now I’m more aware of other aspects that are deeper. Enjoy, Glennis World building questions: Writing the natural environment There are many world building steps in creating the…… Continue reading World building questions: Writing the natural environment
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