Just finished editing Chapter One - or have I? Firstly, I think I've changed my mind about the chapter - it is now waaaay too long. But it all happens in a short space of time. But, you know what - I know that most people would prefer a shorter rather than a longer chapter.... Continue Reading →
I would love it if you guys take a good look at this group - Authors' Tale. They are the reason I'm here. via Our mission: to grow and learn, always.
I'll confess: I use passive voice. Probably more than I should. And then I go back and change it. I don't use it all the time, but it certainly has it's place. Great article here from an expert editor, Cayce Berryman: When and how to avoid passive voice At the end of the day, it... Continue Reading →
Those of us in the Heart of a Child workshop entered our final week of critiquing on Monday. And it is huge. Not only are we looking at grammar, filler words, exposition, climax and denouement - we are conscious that we are the last critique before works are finally submitted and passed over to the judges! Each story as two readers, so... Continue Reading →