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Happy Holidays

Has your writing been picking up or slowing down now that the holidays are upon us?  I admit that mine has come to a screaming halt.  222 more words


Novels High School Teachers Teach: version #4 is in the books

In The Books

I am writing novels. I wrote a novel just this November for NaNoWriMo. No, it is not a readable let alone publishable story. 910 more words


The Importance of a Title

Crafting and ultimately choosing the perfect title to represent your novel is one of the most challenging aspects of a writer’s life. A title is an important element of marketing and should work hand-in-hand with the cover design to catch a potential reader’s attention. 332 more words


The Process

I am now halfway through the editing process of my music film. in order to show how I reached my final outcome, I decided to take a series of screenshots along the way. 542 more words


10 Reasons Writers Should Learn Good Grammar

Melissa Donovan gives us 10 good reasons to learn a things or two about grammar (and I would add, punctuation). If writing is your thing, then this is something you should know about – you don’t have to be an expert – that’s what you rely on an editor for, but it will definitely save you money. 75 more words


Cary 16

I haven’t posted anything from this novel in a while. I got a little caught up in my Flash Fiction challenge and with NaNoWriMo. I made a lot of progress on my Fleet book that I posted last month, and with that and the challenge and everything else I’ve learned I came back today to look at my first novel and thought “I can do so much better.” 2,796 more words


Three Lessons I Learned from Working with an Editor

One of the things I looked forward to in having one of my manuscripts accepted for publication, was the opportunity to work with an editor. I thirsted to go to the next level in my writing. 446 more words

Melinda Friesen