An opportunity not to be missed!


The details can be found on Harry's website. The weekend will stretch from the 25th to the 26th May 2017. Booking will only remain open until the end of February so do hurry.

Hope everyone is enjoying their mid-winter break


A suggestion from a fellow editor made me give editing and proofreading a go and I am glad I took him up on his advice. I love it and have since set myself up as a freelancer. This means I have the freedom to set my own hours. It has also taught me that I not only need to learn when to stop working and think about something else for a while but actually do it.

Ten Tips to Help You Avoid Telling Writing | Scribendi.com


One of the most often quoted axioms is: "Show, don't tell."

More about choosing an editor.


Choosing an editor is not easy. The good ones have fees that could choke a horse. However, they are GOOD editors, so the fees they charge are worth it. If you can afford those fees. Unfortunately, many Indie authors just can't break out that kind of cash. Enter the rip off artists. They come in … Continue reading More about choosing an editor.

Look what came in the post this morning!


While looking after my three delightful [read as you deem most appropriate] children. I have been studying with the Open University. Today I got my certificate.

Courses (Part 2)


Harry DeWulf Has very generously given me a voucher to take his Read Worthy Fiction Course (and inadvertently enabled my addiction to self-study).

Courses…


I love these online distance learning courses. I spent five years with the Open University, taking one module at a time, to get my degree and while some units were more interesting to me than others, I thoroughly enjoyed it. Any chance for more study is welcome. Yes, I am one of those...