Smart Story Location Matters- blog by Mary Tyler Moore

Why a Smart Story Location Matters–and How It’s about a Lot More Than Setting Realtors know that smart location is everything in buying or selling property. Try to sell a house that’s near a busy highway or high tension wires, and you’ll learn this. In story, a good location is also really important–I wouldn’t sayContinue reading “Smart Story Location Matters- blog by Mary Tyler Moore”

Making your scenes rock – seven tips by Mary Carroll Moore

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 unorganizedContinue reading “Making your scenes rock – seven tips by Mary Carroll Moore”

Am I Crazy or What?

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 callContinue reading “Am I Crazy or What?”

Yahoo! Almost there…

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 formatContinue reading “Yahoo! Almost there…”

The riveting plot and well drawn characters bring The Fortune Seekers to life in the revised novel, to be re released in November

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 livesContinue reading “The riveting plot and well drawn characters bring The Fortune Seekers to life in the revised novel, to be re released in November”

7 Grammar Rules Your Editor Wants You to Know

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 underpaidContinue reading “7 Grammar Rules Your Editor Wants You to Know”

Story structure examples: Repetition and variation, by NowNovel

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 hearContinue reading “Story structure examples: Repetition and variation, by NowNovel”

5 Alternative Ways to Say “Thank You in Advance”

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 cupcakesContinue reading “5 Alternative Ways to Say “Thank You in Advance””