Marketing, writing, and all that jazz are hard. It's time-consuming. This blog is part of that, I know, and I'm sorry it's taken me a while to get back here. Anyway, I wanted to talk about flow. My writing style has changed over the years. My chapters are shorter, there is one point per chapter, … Continue reading It’s Been A While
Tips for new writers- Sentence fragments
So, you've written a beautiful first chapter and have the hook that first sentence needs to be to pull the reader in and keep them going, but your following sentence is dangling there. It's a description and a continuation of the sentence before. And then you have a new paragraph. You've moved on to the … Continue reading Tips for new writers- Sentence fragments
New Year’s Resolution(and other stuff)
I hope everyone enjoyed a good holiday, and your worries are few. I'm hoping this year will be better than last. So, I've been reading over the holidays. And not in the genre I write in, simply because I need to think about it, mull things over, since the next book in the Gemini Deiux … Continue reading New Year’s Resolution(and other stuff)
Editing Apps- yes or no?
Editing is a pain in the butt. When using an online editor, we have to have some grasp of grammar because a program is only as good as the programmer. Human error gets us more times than not. The pros and cons: Commas are the bane of my existence. I hate them because I never … Continue reading Editing Apps- yes or no?
Converting from First Person to Third
Heavy footfalls sounded behind me on the stairs and I moved out of the way when the man backing towards me nearly knocked me over. He hadn't seen me at all, and almost dropped the wooden platform he carried. His helper nodded once in my direction as they entered the apartment, grumbling about five flights of stairs. … Continue reading Converting from First Person to Third