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Writing Process Blog meme

Last week I took part in a writing process blog meme and nominated three inspirational writers, Keith Channing, Nica Hawkins de Koenigswater and Margaret Benison. I’ve been looking forward to reading their answers and Margaret has already posted hers, so … Continue reading

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Top Tip Of The Week

Fancy Fonts If you’re writing for yourself, it’s fine to use different fonts, bold and/or coloured text but if you’re sending work to an editor, keep it plain. Editors can be put off by fonts they can’t read or big … Continue reading

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My Writing Week

My writing week got off to a flying start with a cheque in the post but that good start didn’t last long and the cheque was swiftly followed by a rejection. As a writer, it’s all too easy to take … Continue reading

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Top Tip Of The Week

Sidebars, Sideboxes, Boxouts, Fact Files and Further Information Panels These are all names given to additional information in an article. You’ll often see them in a box at the end of an article or down the side of an article. … Continue reading

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My Writing Week

A few weeks ago, I mentioned devising a daily plan and aiming to send work out each day. I’m now starting to see the benefit of this approach, with e-mails confirming two readers’ letters and one tip will be published … Continue reading

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I Hate Mondays Part Three

I just love this face. It says so much:  

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Top Tip Of The Week

Word Counts: Editors have specific spaces to fill in their magazines so it’s useful to state your word count whether you’re sending in an article, short story or filler. Always round your word count to the nearest 25 (this is … Continue reading

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