Hello S.E. friend, Gwen with you today, and I’m going to begin with a question. Why do you write? This question became front and center for me when I learned of Western writer C.J. Petit. Do you know of him? He’s published over ninety books, has thousands of very positive reviews, and all but one … Continue reading The Miracle of the Written Word
Greetings, SE’ers! Beem Weeks here with you again. Today, I’m talking about audiobooks! Once the realm of big-named authors and major publishing houses, audiobooks have become the fastest growing segment in publishing today—even among indie authors. In the early days of the format, authors like Stephen King or Tom Clancy might sit down and narrate … Continue reading A Few Words About Audiobooks!
Hi SEers! Denise here to talk about the weather and writing. Do you have a season where you are more productive writing? When fall and winter hit, I am full of ideas and more motivated to write, except around the holidays. I call it the cozy factor. The mood from the weather seeps into my … Continue reading WRITING AND THE WEATHER
Hi, SEers John with you today. I hope your Monday is starting well. How about those characters? I mean, who gives them the right to walk off with a story that, for the most part, was the author’s creation in the first place? Of course, I’m talking about the fact that characters tend to … Continue reading When Characters Try to Run the Show
Courtesy of Canva Hi SEers! Denise here to talk about common grammar errors in writing. Back in the day, run-on sentences used to be a big problem. My teachers would constantly remind me of this issue. My only excuse was I had so many ideas I could barely contain them. Let’s look at some common … Continue reading WRITING AND COMMON MISTAKES