Top Ten Peeves of Creative Writing Teachers Share189 Tweet +1 Pin4 Share17 Stumble SHARES210 A creative writing teacher has to deal with a lot. By Melodie Campbell It all started in 1992. I’d won a couple of crime fiction awards, and the local college came calling. Did I want to come on faculty and teach … Continue reading Reblog – Top Ten Peeves of Creative Writing Teachers by Anne R Allan
Yes it happened. No real fault of my own. I like to help. I don't like been taken advantage of, I don't like been bullied by overly arrogant people. However we meet them as we go through our lives. On a personal level I've tried to be proactive and positive. Of course, there is nearly … Continue reading Authors who Bully…Breaking your Trust
Contractions in fictional dialogue....Where the heck has it gone? I read ebooks and cringe at the long-winded speech patterns. It's horrible. I do wish writers used them more. Ok so if you're writing formal text you don't need to use contractions...In fiction it's another matter, especially in speech. You may not learn to use them … Continue reading Don’t Panic. You can use Contractions in Creative Writing.
The Plaisted surname has an exceptionally interesting history. It isn't a made up name. It certainly doesn't mean playground or arena like many websites suggest. Plaisted was originally Du Plessis - which is a name still used today. There are now over 25 spelling variations of this surname. My husbands branch went to England from … Continue reading Business History – Plaisted Publishing House Logo
WRITING - Yep I do this sometimes. Mainly when I am bored to tears or my fingers just take off and flow over the keyboard. Why write? Well there are several reasons. Here are mine: To teach someone about something they have little knowledge about, if I know more about the subject To research for … Continue reading The Need to Write
I love technology. I had always wanted to be a computer tech, however my parents thought computers were a FAD so I wasn't allowed to take computing at school in the 1980s. This was also prior to public internet. I loved every class and I was good. Never mind I eventually got my way over … Continue reading Technology and those who DON’T use it!
What is this world coming to. I mean really? Why can't authors write fiction and say it like it is and do their own research. Surely most adults can tell from a synopsis if a book would be to their liking or not. I know I certainly put down books if they are not for … Continue reading Sensitivity Readers!! REALLY
Something I stumbled on the other day. I know alot of writers probably start to write for themselves or their families. Then you make a sale or two and think...maybe I can write and make some money as well. Now is the time to write. The question is "How do you Write?" On a personal … Continue reading Write how we Read