Ghostly Rites – Submission Schedule


Ghostly Rites Anthology Schedule. We are calling for submissions from writers worldwide.  This year we are producing three Anthologies. Ghostly Romance, Ghostly Rites and one for children aged 10 to adult Ghostly Rites Youth.  The Children's story must be scary but not over the top...Every child loves Goosebump Stories so let's see what you all … Continue reading Ghostly Rites – Submission Schedule

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

Createspace – Closing their Professional Services. Is this another step to closing their business?


WE all know I don't like Createspace anymore due to their Customer Service debacle and how they treat their customers. They are so not with it. I'm glad to get out now rather than when they close their business down for good...To me this is what it looks like and I'll tell you why. I … Continue reading Createspace – Closing their Professional Services. Is this another step to closing their business?

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.