Hi SEers! Denise here, and I’m going to share some mistakes and things I missed from my work. Why? To show why a second pair of eyes or a critique group can be so important. These are actual mistakes from my current work in progress and the comments from my amazing Critique Partners, Yvette M … Continue reading WRITING, MISTAKES, AND CRITIQUE GROUPS!
Hi, Gang. Craig with you today, and we’re going to do something different. I believe that nearly everything can be a case study of sorts. We get bits and bobs from everything we see, hear, observe, but some things like books, television, and films can help us with story structure. My SE partners are nicer … Continue reading Let’s poke it with a stick
Hello SErs. Harmony here for another Friday Writing Question. After years of reading books and enjoying so many different authors, I then began writing and publishing for myself. At some point, I re-read some of my old favourite books. And therein lies today's question ... Can you ignore technical issues in a novel if the … Continue reading Friday Writing Question
Happy Monday to everyone! PH back in the house with some additional Scrivener tips, this week covering some compiling basics. This is a point at which you are ready to extract the manuscript from Scrivener and begin editing so it's important to have useful results that you want when you compile. But getting everything can … Continue reading A #Scrivener Compiling Primer
Hello SErs! Harmony here 🙂 While today's topic might, at first glance, seem basic and obvious, it has more to it than what shows on the surface. For certain, when I wrote my first book, I didn't think about paragraph structure or use at all. I just wrote. And then my learning curve began. In … Continue reading How to Use a Paragraph