Fighting in Fiction

editing_and_proofreading_blog_946Writing about fighting is a very difficult thing to do properly. If you think about it, there are many ways of getting it wrong.

Here are some thoughts about the three main problem areas in fight scenes.

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How to convey setting in dialogue without sounding like a B and B brochure

editing_and_proofreading_blog_947In fiction, as in life, dialogue is very important.

So you know you need to get it right. And that is where the fun starts. It is so easy to get bogged down when you are writing dialogue.

Which is why the title of this post appealed to me: how to convey setting in dialogue without sounding like a B and B brochure.

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Why struggling to write doesn’t mean you’re not a ‘writer’

Editing_and_proofreading_blog_644It is easy to get diheartened when you are trying to write.

Here is a post that might lift your motivation levels.

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About rebuke

editing_and_proofreading_blog_979Sometimes we can be reasonably sure where a word comes from. At other times, more than one plausible theory is available.

Here are two possible theories about the root of  rebuke.

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The 14 top earning authors of 2016

editing_and_proofreading_blog_878Just in case you were wondering what kind of money can be made from writing and its ancillary income steams, here is some inspiration for you.

The 14 top earning authors of 2016. Well, it is still only August. There is time to make progress up that list.

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10 things you need to remember when you start a blog

editing_and_proofreading_blog_838This post about starting a blog is mainly common sense, but the overall message is important.

Blogging isn’t scary, and it isn’t hard. You just need to decide what you want to do and make a start.

So here are 10 things you need to remember when you start a blog.

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How to make money for your self published books with Apple

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Here are some ideas to help generate some money from your books, which might be worth a try.

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