Added by Ashley Earley on November 30, 2015 at 8:18am — No Comments
Many people, authors included, tend to capitalize words that shouldn't be capitalized, probably because they aren't aware of the rules. Here's a quick refresher course regarding mistakes I see all the time:
Job titles are capitalized only when they come directly before the person's name. For example:
Added by Maria Murnane on November 30, 2015 at 7:57am — No Comments
Posted a talk on poetry by Baron Wormser:
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on November 30, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments
Added by Ashley Earley on November 22, 2015 at 10:31am — No Comments
Originally $2.99 - Now $1.50
Just in time…
Added by Ashley Earley on November 21, 2015 at 2:05pm — No Comments
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The book is written, proofed, edited and re-read until you feel as if your eyeballs will bleed, you’ve “sent it out” and now the wait begins. If you have chosen to go the way of traditional publishing, you have either submitted through an agent where you have discovered that…Continue
Added by Kristen Houghton on November 19, 2015 at 3:34pm — No Comments
There was a pile of 3.5 floppy disks safely protected in a wooden box on the bookshelf I was dismantling to make room for...well, nothing. We just wanted more roominess in our home office. Judging from the labels, there didn’t appear to be anything really earthshaking housed on those thin…Continue
Added by Cindy Eastman on November 18, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
Like so many others, I've always written; Julia Cameron says its the most natural and instinctive thing for human beings to do, (though I think singing comes first - even babies do it when they're only days old.) I wrote poetry and hid it when my marriage and my life were falling apart, and I believe it saved me from losing my sanity. Pouring out your secrets to an empty page can be a place of sanctuary as well…Continue
Added by Victoria Chames on November 17, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments
If you create content for a living, then you need to be an idea machine. The ideas need to flow continuously so that your income can flow continually. However, creative blocks often arise and stop the idea stream. It’s inevitable. But I’ve discovered a method of unblocking writer’s block. It’s a…Continue
Added by Kia Wakefield on November 17, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Monday Muse reads and comments on the anthology 'Poetry in Medicine':
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on November 16, 2015 at 7:55am — No Comments
It's November, and you know what that means. It's National Novel Writing Month!
While I'm not participating this year, I know that it can be a struggle to find time to sit down and write, and to also motivate yourself to sit down and write. It's a struggle.
It's hard to write an entire book in 30 days! But I'm sure you can do it! Writing a book is a huge step, especially if this is your first book, so I thought I would share some ways to inspire/motivate yourself…
Added by Ashley Earley on November 14, 2015 at 11:06am — No Comments
Writing different texts, especially by hand, improves your brainwork, stimulates your intellect and memory, helps you solving problems and finding new ideas. In this post, I'll tell you why writing is so helpful and how to get all the advantages from it.
What do you feel after you've spent a couple of hours writing an article or a book chapter? If you…Continue
Added by Jana Rooheart on November 11, 2015 at 1:29am — No Comments
Added by S. J. Francis on November 7, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments
It's important to know the difference between a book and a novel.
If you're submitting to agents and publishers, you have to write a query letter describing your book, and you don't want to make any mistakes since this letter is the first thing they will read. One of the mistakes that can annoy agents is getting a query letter where a writer describes their book as a "fictional novel."
• Novel, on the other hand, is…
Added by Ashley Earley on November 7, 2015 at 11:14am — No Comments
Writers are lucky. They keep their own hours; they can work from home without any need for expensive overhead; they don’t have bosses with unreasonable expectations. They also have some insecurities. The money doesn’t come in if they don’t produce and find the means, either from their own efforts or through a publisher, to market…Continue
Added by Susan Walters on November 4, 2015 at 9:05am — No Comments
Create a diary or a blog – it is a perfect way to practice writing skills. For sure, it will help you to improve your proficiency. No doubt, there are no possibilities to transform into genius writer…Continue
Added by Karen Tomita on November 4, 2015 at 4:24am — No Comments
Posted new poem: 'She Grew Up to Be a Poet'.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on November 3, 2015 at 8:36am — No Comments