Category: Creative Writing

Why I Am Returning to MailChimp after Jumping Ship

Research. That’s the one thing no author should be accused of not doing. I failed miserably when all the frenzy broke out about Mailchimp and how much it would now cost the author. At the time that all hell broke loose over increased fees, I was little over 600 subscribers in my romance list. But…
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Ghostwriting Secrets: The Crap We See On Amazon Today

As I transition from ghostwriting to being a published author, I realize many things wrong with the self-publishing industry, including the fact that more than 50% of so- called Amazon authors have never written a sentence of fiction.

The Nightmare Of Being A Ghostwriter

I blame my depression. Okay, maybe not, but I'm not far off the mark. It was during one of my most devastating moments of depression while talking with my doctor that he asked me, "What is it that you want to wake up doing and what you think about doing each night as you go to sleep?" 

Third Person POV: Three effective ways to switch

Let me just say that I hate reading single POV stories. Not in this day and age. They seem one dimensional to me and, if your other characters have any kind of depth, I would like to get to know them. Getting into a character's mind is different from being told about the character. We…
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Writing Ethics VS Copyright As A Ghostwriter

Recently, a friend from the writing world, more specifically, the ghostwriting world, needed a bit of advice about a piece of work he did for a client. He wasn't sure what to do and neither did I. I decided, rather than give him my perspective only, I'd ask a few other writers what they thought.…
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The Difference: Intrigue, Mystery and Confusion

While watching an Asian drama I decided to look at the reviews before continuing. I do this sometimes because; some viewers tend to post spoilers about the show they are watching. This is sometimes helpful for me not to waste my time on a show I would hate. The dramas I watch are posted on…
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Contractions In Every Day Life vs Writing

Hi there, did you miss me? I have been busy and my schedule is what brought me here today. I am sitting at my computer working on yet another story…for someone else. It's beginning to get old for me and I know you don't want to know about me writing for other people. However, this…
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