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Pulling, Part 4 - Rollers

(See Parts 1, 2 & 3 on these links)

The roller pull is my absolute favourite throw. You don’t always have the right wind for it – a left-to-right cross-headwind is perfect (for a right handed backhand thrower) – but when you do it’s enormous fun to use, and there’s no better feeling in ultimate than watching someone lay out to stop the roll just as the disc says, ‘Not today!’ and turns sharply towards the sideline out of their despairing reach. 1,987 more words


Pulling, Part 3 - Blades

In my first recent post on pulling, I talked about distance versus hangtime; in the second (published on Ultiworld) I discussed the shape of throws that might help maximise these things. 838 more words


Writing a Killer Synopsis

When it comes to querying literary agencies you will notice that most, if not all, request that a one page synopsis of your work be sent alongside your query. 953 more words


Self-Editing For Success, Part Three

So, you made it to the hand editing stage.

Welcome to hell, children, I’ll be your guide!

Print off that pretty manuscript of yours and get ready for a trip into the depths of your own work that will leave you with nothing but weariness. 350 more words


Self-Editing For Success, Part Two

So, you’ve rested your novel and you’re ready to begin the close editing stage, right? If you’re jumping into this series late check out Part One… 1,454 more words


Self-Editing For Success, Part One

Parts Two and Three are available!

Not every writer has the budget for professional editing services, this much is a given, and while you lack the experience of a professional editor you can, in fact, successfully self-edit. 620 more words