Happy New Year and Welcome to 2021


Happy New Year to all our followers and friends. It has been a wow of a year with many of us working from home. The toll on the human race is still growing though with vaccines, perhaps we can beat this virus and the many strains. Please be safe and take care of each other … Continue reading Happy New Year and Welcome to 2021

Writing Contests to Enter for 2020


Sometimes a little competition is what you need to get back in the writing game. What better way to do that than to enter writing contests and see how well you’ll do? As writers, we’re often plagued with a whole lot of self-doubt which can have a negative effect on our mental health and our … Continue reading Writing Contests to Enter for 2020

Don’t Panic. You can use Contractions in Creative Writing.


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.