Margaret Atwood has written a broad range of work over 60 years, even though she is now especially famous as the author of The Handmaid's Tale (based on real events in Cambodia). She is prolific and thought-provoking in her writing. I first came across her in 1993 when she published The Robber Bride. Atwood has… Continue reading Writing Tips from Margaret Atwood
There's a great warm feeling that rushes through your veins when 'finish' your first draft. You type "The End", print it out, get the satisfaction as you rap all the pages so they are all aligned and you clip it together to ... What comes next? Lots of work. Lots. Sadly, if you intend to… Continue reading Finished Your 1st Draft? Next…
Hard to believe, I know, but not everyone feels compelled to write. Yeah. I don't get that either. Still, each to their own. For those who do have an insatiable and unstoppable urge to write, the question becomes ... why? I was fortunate enough to hear a few authors talking about their journey to being… Continue reading What Makes You Write?
edit re-edit finish the manuscript typesetting and design - test, review, endorsement proofing and editing - digitally printed is almost like phtsical print print publicise distribution