One of the books I published for a client recently debuted on TV, and I couldn’t be more thrilled.
Yes, my youngest author and her book, “Diary of a Tween”, have made it to THE BBC! 🎉 Continue reading MY YOUNGEST CLIENT’S BOOK DEBUTED ON TV
I met Amy Reith at a cast and crew film screening.’Twas the funniest thing! No, not the film which was a drama titled “Nuclear”. Here’s what’s so funny… Amy’s seat was next to mine. We chitchatted for a short while. Soon, the lights went off and the cinema room became pitch dark, with occasional light flashes coming from the screen. Then, this slightly confused lady … Continue reading Novel Writing & Editing – Script Editor Interview
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
Nonfiction manuscript editing can be challenging if you aren’t sure what to look out for. Yet, the better your manuscript is before you pass it onto a book editor the better the final product will be. So, where should you start self-editing? Structure Focus on story structure, its clarity and flow. For example, when I edit my articles or blog posts, I want every paragraph … Continue reading Manuscript Editing Tips – Nonfiction
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