Word War with Cac the Proofreader – FEWER/LESS


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 … Continue reading Word War with Cac the Proofreader – FEWER/LESS

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

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.