What is Your Writing Style?

There are many different styles that you can adopt when writing an article. The three most common are AP Style, Chicago Manual and New York Times. When writing an article it is important to adopt one and stick to it throughout. The method I am going to work through is AP Style. The other two do not generally alter much from this main type. Here is a quick whistle-stop tour of the AP style of writing.

10 Literary Quotes to Learn From

Quotes from great writers are not just inspirational, but learning tools. I devour books on writing and love the advice they give. I also love the hidden gems from bloggers. Sometimes their articles and quotes are as profound as the literary masters. Here are my 10 favourites, some authors you will recognise, others not. The first draft of everything is shit - Ernest Hemingway

Social Media is Stealing Your Writing Time

How will article 13 affect writers? How many of us ignored our loved ones, to post on social media? Come the strike of midnight on 2019, I was sat watching my other half try to take a selfie with a snapchat filter.   I had to sit there and wait for her to finish before I could wish her Happy New Year. I was fuming, in my head, I was the only person who was being ignored, for social media. Then I got a grip of myself and realised that all around the planet there were people being ignored.  People who had seen 2019 in, with a phone in hand.  People who were fighting for a signal, so they could post to social media.   Why do we spend all our time on social media?  

How to Reduce Stress on Your Writing Schedule 

Sometimes less is more. Over the months I have spent time publishing to both Medium and my website, growing a good following. Although I am pleased with this progress, I have been completely ignoring my novel.   I was told off by my partner this week, who said I should be concentrating more on what I wanted to do and less on blogging. Although, none of us like being told we are wrong, she has a point.