Kawanee Hamilton has provided us with a humorous table of “Proofreader Marks”. Thanks for the chuckle, Kawanee. You make us smile!! 😀
Author Jean M. Cogdell provides us with a great point of view about writing in the first person. Thank you very much Jean for your valuable opinion.
Contrary to some critics first person point of view does work. I disagree with those critics (snobs) that argue writing in the first person is a sign of an amateur.
Writing in the first person is my preferred method. I know, I know, I’m not burning up the NYT Best Seller list. Well, not yet but give me time.
But there are many famous, and successful authors that have proved those critics wrong.
- Dean Koontz, Saint Odd
- Victoria Aveyard, Red Queen
- Herman Melville Moby Dick
- Sabaa Tahir, An Ember in the Ashes
- Cynthia Swanson, The Bookseller
- Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games
- John Green, The Fault in Our Stars
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby
- Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
And those are just a few!
I enjoy writing when writing in the first person more than third person and I…
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Claire Plaisted of Plaisted Publishing house has posted a fantastic blog post about formatting for as well traditional as also Indie authors and has done a huge favor to me and I’m sure many other start-up authors as well. This is something that really has tied my stomach in a knot. Thank you Claire for this phenomenal information.
Smorgasbord is always providing us with the best humor!! This time it’s the magic lamp smiles! Have fun! LOL
Silver Threading published an important blog post about the two options an author has: choosing self publishing or a traditional publisher? The article provides us with very important information and is worth reading!
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