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Cheap Fixes—And Tiresome Writing

by on March 12, 2017

The art of writing is actually attempted communication between alien worlds. Let me explain. No two people have the exact same mental “picture” for a word, much less a whole sentence. We are pat ... more


by on March 11, 2017

There you were All alone in there Such a pretty little one Looking up hopefully "We would like a visit" "If you please" You were exquisite We were escorted to a little room She brought you int ... more

Bad Publishers

by on March 05, 2017

I have recently had a publisher that suddenly closed up. The web page is wiped out. The scuttlebutt indicates that they were being dishonest and aggressive to their employees and to their authors. Thi ... more

New way of reading

by on March 01, 2017

People can now read and download my books all for a pound! Visit my site to find out more: ... more

Commas, commas, commas, and more commas

by on February 23, 2017

Well, you were warned. It’s now time to delve into commas. This little turd of punctuation is probably the most misinterpreted thing in the universe. The reason behind the misinterpretation is th ... more

Conjunctions and prepositions are our misunderstood friends

by on February 19, 2017

The previous posts, though regarding the art of editing, were geared towards giving you an idea of how storytelling works. This post will discuss a technical aspect of writing; proper sentence structu ... more

If I Were You

by on February 18, 2017

Introducing the cheater and the cheated: Celine is heartbroken, her perfect too-good-to-be-true boyfriend has actually turned out...well...literally too good to be true. So she swears off men for l ... more

Just A Number Sample

by on February 17, 2017

Just A Number: On the morning of Valentine's Day, thirty-six year old divorcee Martin Lewis receives a letter, suddenly, his mind is transported back to the past and memories emerge that he would ... more

Rap up

by on February 16, 2017

It has been over a year since I published my juvenile novel Bess's Magical Garden. At first there were a few sales on Amazon and with Friesen Press but it has now died off. I started selling them at t ... more

How to write a Shakespeare Essay

by on February 16, 2017

The Shakespeare Challenge William Shakespeare is apparently the best, most pervasively considered creator ever, providing the fundamental writing for English classrooms the world over. Shakespeare ... more

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