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'Altered due to...' - moving forward

Not long back I wrote a post about how writer’s may feel when facing a heavily edited document. Since then I have spoken to writer, whose work I was working on, and they admitted that at first they were taken aback. 483 more words


Writing and Editing Tips - Part 8: Commas

Commas have lots of uses and are essential in helping writing to flow and make sense. However, knowing when to use them, and when not to, can be confusing. 604 more words


A look back...

Woah! I cannot believe I didn’t share this with all of you way back when I had originally completed The Project. This is my TV Promo from a year or so ago and I had SO much fun getting this all together!! 9 more words


Make the telemarketer your writing partner

“I’m sorry. I have the wrong number. CLICK!”

— My reply to a pushy telemarketer interrupting my lunch, telling me, “This call is important. Please, do not hang up.” 25 more words


Creating My Own Dream Job: My Journey From Freelance Writer to Business Owner

Earlier this week, I met a local college student for coffee. An aspiring journalist, she wanted to interview me about my own experience in the field for her senior capstone paper. 962 more words


Tell a fairy tale day

Yesterday I wrote about my plans for today, Tell a Fairy Tale Day, and how I set myself a challenge to write a new fairy tale story in a day. 272 more words


The Story Behind the Story

I’ve been invited to do a series of author talks inĀ Brisbane Libraries in March 2015. Besides being thrilled (and a little nervous), it’s made me think about what sparked a three-year writing and editing marathon that ended up as ‘Baby Farm’. 658 more words