Dear Writer Friends, I had some interesting feedback from a previous writing tip, about book launches (thank you for your time – always love to hear from you). I had been thinking about what topic to cover for the next
Hello! And welcome to May – wow, this year certainly is zipping by at a rate of knots. Do you think so, too, or is it just because I’m getting older? Apologies that you didn’t get a writing tip yesterday
Before you start editing your story, make sure you know your target audience. So, when you come to edit even as something as simple as your vocabulary or grammar, you will know the level you need to be aiming for.
Dear Writing Friends, Are you keeping up with your book reading? If not, now’s the time to order some books for reading over the Easter weekend! Christian, secular, contemportary, classic – all are good for research. I read fiction for
Happy New Year! Sorry to be slightly late in this greeting. Unfortunately, along with a huge number of other people, I’ve had some kind of virus – I didn’t feel so well last week. But here I am again, still
There are many and varied reasons for choosing to use the first person voice (I, we, she/he) instead of the third person (he, she, it/ they/them). Here I’ve looked at five reasons you might wish to use the first person.
Suppose it’s a lovely sunny day, and William and Izzy go with their family to the beach. If they have fun making sandcastles, enjoy swimming in the sea, searching rock pools for crabs, have a delicious ice-cream, then go home happy, readers might feel cheated…
Right now I am writing about a lad called Lance, who needs to respond to a message in a bottle which has been lowered on a piece of string outside his bedroom window (what fun writing is!), and thought you might be interested to see how a few strong words can completely transform a sentence…