Five Grammar Rules Every Self-Published Writer Needs To Know

  by Gary Smailes As an editor, I’ve edited hundreds of books. One thing that you quickly notice is that there are certain mistakes that you see repeated time and again. This article contains the five most common grammar and punctuation mistakes I come across on a daily basis. My hope is that by sharing… Read More Five Grammar Rules Every Self-Published Writer Needs To Know

The Erasure of Black Widow: Do We Need to Write Female Characters Differently?

    by Sue Archer I saw the movie Avengers: Age of Ultron last week. I had been looking forward to watching this movie for a long time, so I did my utmost to avoid encountering any spoilers. I enjoyed it, though I felt that parts of it were uneven and that it didn’t come… Read More The Erasure of Black Widow: Do We Need to Write Female Characters Differently?

Being a Better Writer: Character Development and Character Growth

  by Max Florschutz Characters. There’s no force more central to any story you tell. Be it a run-and-gun thriller or a dramatic love dodecahedron, a tale focused around a lone wanderer exploring a crumbling city or a baker expanding her rivalry with a butcher (that last one sounds like a potential rom-com, doesn’t it?),… Read More Being a Better Writer: Character Development and Character Growth