Developmental Editing – What a Novel Idea: Part 1


I remember when I wrote my very first fiction book – over ten years ago. I was so proud of it. I must have produced about 50,000 words and I could not wait to unleash my ‘masterpiece’ on the world…🖋️ I did actually submit it to one publishing house (this is such a funny story – I might share it one day). I received a … Continue reading Developmental Editing – What a Novel Idea: Part 1

STORYTELLING – Script Editor Interview


Lights, camera, action! 😂 TV script editor Amy Reith has worked with some of the greatest story minds (arguably) – in various roles – across BBC4’s, Sky One’s and Sky Atlantic’s productions… What I really like about Amy though is that she’s a sweet and down to earth woman… I’ll let you know how we met (funny story) – in part 2 of the interview… … Continue reading STORYTELLING – Script Editor Interview

Creative Writing – Novels vs. Nonfiction vs. Poetry


I’m a trained non fiction editor and journalist. I’m also a self-taught poet with two poetry books to my name. I enjoy locating problems with non fiction pieces and love seeing the fruits of good editing. Non fiction writing and editing are relatively straight forward. They’re all about reality and research. You don’t have to remember made up characters nor look for creative ways to … Continue reading Creative Writing – Novels vs. Nonfiction vs. Poetry