Archives for Chatting about the written word

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First Impressions – EDIT! EDIT!

Editors, publishers and literary agents receive thousands of submissions every day. In order to grab their attention in the right way, you'd better supply a 'sexy', intriguing, properly spelled and punctuated title and copy. When ...
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Video Lesson Three – It’s in the description

Description in creative writing is one of the most important facets of any piece. It can and should appeal to all your senses! Each time you introduce something important, you have an opportunity to connect ...
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My first writing experience – how to improve your novel

When I was three years old, I was given a book called “Eloise” by Kay Thompson. In short order, I was practically addicted to that story and had successfully begged my mother to read it ...
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