Put Yourself into Your Writing

Many writers, especially new ones, think that they’re writing ABOUT something. In fact, many people ARE writing about something, but from their own perspective. There’s a lot of YOU in your writing. Share This:

Research: A Careful Balance

Whether you’re writing fiction or non-fiction, you may need to do some research for your project. Few authors can write an effective book from their own knowledge base, and many, if not most, non-fiction books usually provide a list of resources used in the writing. Share This:

Every Content Marketer Needs an Editor

With people skipping TV ads by using fast-forwarding, with direct mail going into the waste bin, and with online ads getting blocked by sophisticated software, a very large percentage of companies are using content marketing as a way to get their message out. Share This:

Self-Publishing: Some Things You Should Know

If you’ve published through the old classical channel, you know how much effort and time it takes, especially the latter. Self-publishing, on the other hand, takes some learning, but once past the learning curve, the time and effort is far more rewarding. Share This:


Proofreading and editing are often confused. But proofreading is different, and occurs after all editing is completed; it’s the last step before publication. Proofreading focuses on spelling, grammar and punctuation, paragraphing, capitalization, italics, etc. Share This:


When you finish the first draft of your writing project, the next step is to edit your work. The purpose Is to read for organization, flow, transitions, and as appropriate, to check that your information is accurate. Share This:

Order of Adjectives

Believe it or not, there is an appropriate order to writing a string of adjectives in a sentence. Most native English language writers take this order for granted, picking it up while learning to talk. Share This: