How to: Linking the Beginning and End of your Story
Calendario 12 / November / 2012 Cantidad de comentario Sin Comentarios

When you start writing your book, you no doubt have an ending in mind.  Obviously, the last page of any novel is a long way from the first and so much can happen on the journey from start to finish. It can be hard to grasp a complete ending when you just begin writing.

Spelling, Grammar and Self-Publishing
Calendario 31 / October / 2012 Cantidad de comentario 3 Comentarios

In today’s modern world of social media, blogs and self-publishing, anyone’s writing is available for all to see and critique. Unfortunately, at the same time the importance being placed on spelling and grammar is being diminished. Is this right?

Useful Tips: Avoid stating the obvious
Calendario 01 / October / 2012 Cantidad de comentario Sin Comentarios

  Well done to everyone who has just completed a first draft of a book. Take time to congratulate yourself and enjoy the moment. However, before you sit back and completely relax, it’s time to make some important revisions.

How to write a synopsis for your novel – Help Guide
Calendario 03 / September / 2012 Cantidad de comentario 1 Comentario

In order to effectively sell your novel, you will need to know how to write a synopsis. Agents and publishers will often ask for a synopsis and even if you are self-publishing, it is worthwhile learning what makes a successful synopsis. Before we concentrate on what you need to include, it’s important to be aware of what not to do. The biggest mistake many people make is to create a “bare bones” plot summary; basically listing the plot in a… Read more

Ten top writing tips
Calendario 27 / August / 2012 Cantidad de comentario Sin Comentarios

If you are writing your first book or are finding it difficult putting pen to paper, the following 10 handy hints will help to make your writing more appealing. 1. Delete the boring parts This might sound obvious, unless you are writing for purely personal reasons, you need to hold your reader’s attention. Publishing a book that is full of confusing and long-winded explanations could put readers off. You may need help from an editor who will look at it… Read more