Thoughts on Editing for Self Published Authors

Within my writer’s group, we discuss methods of editing for self-published authors. This is a challenge for those wishing to keep costs low, but there are a few things I can offer to help in the process: Understand the different types of editing. Not all editors are the same. Learn how to edit. You must Read More …

Neologisms- Creating, evolving language

Neologism (noun) means to create new words or expressions, or give new meaning to existing words and expressions. As word crafters, we are allowed to create all kinds of words or phrases. Such verbs, nouns, and even phrases can give birth to new meanings. Perhaps someday, those words can become part of our modern day Read More …

Writing Motivation: Who will be next?

I really enjoyed this video, where it touches upon not just writing, not just writer’s block, but the raw emotions that writers endure. Even more beautiful is how the video illustrates this through scenes from movies (many about authors) to show you, not just tell you, the pain, joy, and adventure that writing is all Read More …

Don’t forget to check my Programs page!

I’m not sure if many readers know I have a page dedicated to various programs for writers. If you have programs you think I should add, please post in comments below. https://frootbat31.wordpress.com/writing-programs/   WordPress Tags: programs, writing, publishing, novel, fiction, non-fiction, editor, author