Kawanee Hamilton has provided us with a humorous table of “Proofreader Marks”. Thanks for the chuckle, Kawanee. You make us smile!! 😀
Day: April 3, 2016
Writing in the first person can produce amazing results
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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Formatting Manuscripts – What you need to know!
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.
Laughter the best medicine – I just found a magic lamp!!
Smorgasbord is always providing us with the best humor!! This time it’s the magic lamp smiles! Have fun! LOL
To Self-Publish or Try the Publishing Option? That is the Question…
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!
Author Promotion! We Can’t Buy What We Can’t See!!!
What a great chance for many authors to promote their books. Check out this great site and the services offered.