Did you know there are eight types of blog to write? Blog comes from the word ‘Weblog’ and means to update regularly and in chronological order. I didn’t know that, I also didn’t know how many different types of blog were available to write. Here are eight of the more common: Listicle or List Post List posts … Continue reading How to Write Different Types of Blogs
Forty-nine cards, not 52. Claire sat at the dining table looking at the pack of cards. She spread them out over the table, arranging them in suits. Slowly she turned them over looking at the variety of backs. Every back was different. The rule was that Dave never paid for the cards he had to … Continue reading Not a Full Deck – Flash Fiction
The platforms to use and those to avoid. There are 5.1 billion social media users. 210 million people suffer from social media addiction. Teenagers who spend five hours a day on social media are two times more likely to develop depression. Social media is both a curse and a blessing for many people. I have spent … Continue reading A Writers Opinion on 5 Social Media Platforms
All writers enjoy the feeling of completing their first draft. Now the hard work starts. It is suggested that you leave the novel for a week before commencing editing. This allows the process to be fresh in your mind. 1. Write Your First Draft Through your first draft, write. If you can’t think of a word … Continue reading 5 Steps to Effective Editing
Holding on tight to my twin I went through the door into the redeployment machine. Once we were all in and settled, the door shut with a click and the whooshing started. The vessel then started to spin. Slowly at first, then getting faster and faster. As the vessel spun faster my twin fell away … Continue reading Redeploying – Flash Bizarro Fiction
Reading like a writer is a valuable technique. Some of the most successful people in history have been voracious readers. As a writer why would you not consult and study the work of others? Recently I wrote a post — 5 Tips for Attracting More Readers with A Killer First Sentence. Since then I have … Continue reading How a Love of Reading Can Improve Your Writing.
Robert monitored the thermometer. This time he was determined to take the mixture off at the right temperature. Dan, his laboratory partner and twin, stood beside him measuring out the next part of the substance. Six months ago the pair had hit upon a revolutionary mixture. This formula was going to change their industry completely. … Continue reading Heated Success – Flash Fiction