Writing Stuff

March 9, 2019

Feeling depressed about your ability as a writer? This is for you.

February 9, 2019

You wouldn't write hi's computer—at least, I assume you wouldn't—

September 14, 2018

When do you use hyphens, eM and en dashes? How do you make eM and en dashes in MS Word and on a Mac? Where do the names come from?

August 15, 2018

You don't have to pay for a beta reader but, that said, quality is critical. Your grandma and your BFF may be dying to read your book, but that doesn’t mean they’ll be honest with you. But there are other options.

July 12, 2018

Beta Readers are well-informed readers who’re able to put a finger on what works in your book, what doesn’t,

May 16, 2018

If you wondered what your beta reader/s should be coming up with, here's a look.

April 12, 2018

OK isn't, strictly speaking, an acronym or an abbreviation, so it has its own rules. This post examines UK and US English versions of the terms.

March 16, 2018

US of A is very old-fashioned so, if you see yourself as a mover and shaker, don’t go there unless you’re quoting someone very old-fashioned.

February 16, 2018

A number of bloggers write screeds about their pasts and their presents, their parents and their children, their pets and their dinners. Don't get me wrong, if that works for you then I'm all for it. So, dear reader, in that vein, here is a piece of me for you to read...

January 11, 2018

To start with, you should find someone who is open about which genres they work with and which they don't.

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