Effective editing can be the difference between success and failure. Mistakes are the biggest reasons that readers do not re-visiting content from writers. All of us enjoy the feeling of finally completing the first draft. However now is when the real work starts. Turning the rough draft into a polished article. 5 Steps to Effective Editing.......
I love writing twisted tales. As I look back on my writing I notice the common theme throughout my short stories is a twist at the end. Where did this love for twisted tales come from? First from Roald Dahl’s adult collection of short stories. I loved reading his Tales of the Unexpected. One that … Continue reading My Inspiration Today, Comes From My Haunted Childhood.
Why journal and what type of journal to use? For as long as I can remember I have written a journal. When I was smaller it was called a diary. Looking back on those early diaries I always smile. Arguments with friends, boys I fancied are all written down. Lately, journalling has become an important … Continue reading How to Gain The Benefits From Journalling
Part Three Days 21-30 Posting every day for 30 days is one of the hardest challenges I have undertaken. Full-time writers find this a ridiculous statement. However, having come from posting a couple of times a week to every day for a month it has been a huge achievement for me. Throughout the process, I … Continue reading Post Every Day for 30 Days
Is it best to concentrate on 2 or 3 social media platforms or have a presence on all? That was the question I asked many writers this week. The resounding answer was yes, concentrate on a few. Not something I was prepared for. I was inspired, by some writers saying, they have no social media … Continue reading Why I Am Deleting Half My Social Media
Ryan visits every week for his weekly tattoo. What is the tattoo for? Why does Ryan add to it weekly? Sam’s Diary Once a week Ryan comes in for more work on his tattoo. To say I look forward to seeing him is an understatement. I have worked at Inks for four years. After completing … Continue reading Marked for Life – Flash Fiction
'Tell Us Ten Things About Yourself.' I was recently asked by a friend on Medium to take part in the posts 'Tell Us Ten Things About Yourself.' For all my followers I thought it would be something nice to share with you all. Thank you to both Elle Fredine and Terrye Turpin for tagging me in this. 1) My Main … Continue reading My Hidden Talent