This is about the fourth blog post I’ve seen and read about Publishing, it seems we’re all on a roll about the same or similar things. It certainly does take a village to publish… Read on and find out more.
A SPECIAL TREAT FOR THANKSGIVING FROM CATHY. • An Oxford comma walks into a bar where it spends the evening watching the television, getting drunk, and smoking cigars. • A dangling participle walks into a bar. Enjoying a cocktail and chatting with the bartender, the evening passes pleasantly. • A bar was walked into by the… Read more
There was a bit of confusion on my first post. I’d like to say, this series of posts is aimed at writers who wish to be Authors and make an income of some kind or another. As an Author, you run a business. In business, NOTHING is FREE, most certainly not your TIME. You’ve made… Read more
Author Brand! What is it? Who likes Nike, Adidas? Who’s your favourite Movie Star, Poet, Author? The first two are BRANDS which people love. The Second are people who can be turned into BRANDS and generally are. So, how do they do this? What does it mean to have a BRAND? If you get a… Read more
Here we go again! It’s WORD WAR time! Today I’m bringing you something that is extremely confusing to so many: ALLUSION vs. ILLUSION vs. ELUSION. Let’s get to work. ALLUSION: figure of speech describing something, either direct or implied, often a comparison. Example: “He’s such a Romeo.” The reference to Shakespeare’s Romeo implies he’s very… Read more
YOUR TIME ISN’T FREE – EVERY MINUTE IS WORTH…? There are lots of new writers out there each and every day. There is also a heck of a lot of confusion in writing groups. The same questions get asked constantly, people give inaccurate information to each other, few do their own research to find the… Read more
It’s WORD WAR time! Today I’m giving you a double dose of fun! ALL READY vs. ALREADY. This is actually very simple. ALL READY means exactly what it says: completely ready, or all prepared, all done. Example: “I am ALL READY to eat dinner.” ALREADY means to come before, prior to a… Read more
Cac The Proofreader back with another WORD WAR! Today, LESS versus FEWER is on tap. And it can be quite tricky. LESS basically means not as much and is used when you cannot count the items you’re referring to; in other words, if it’s a singular “mass” noun. Ask yourself if the noun in… Read more
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