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March 2015 First Friday Breakfast with an Author

On the first Friday of March 2015, we are having breakfast with author Susan R. Hughes. Her contemporary and historical romances have charmed readers and are set mainly in Canada. 593 more words


Pantsing and Plotting

When you sit down to write, you may grab a yellow legal pad, stare at the blank screen with the blinking cursor, or scribble notes on the back of a napkin at your local Starbucks. 443 more words

Writing Advice

Term is nearly over?!! And revision tips (mainly for myself)

I only have a week left of the epiphany term at university before Easter. I don’t really understand how it happened…

People always say that term will go fast and the year will be over before you know it, but I never really believed them. 463 more words


Revision Chronicles: Scene Outline Cards

For the past two weeks, I’ve been deep in revision land — reading through my manuscript, making detailed notes, brainstorming plot hole solutions, etc.

I also made scene outline note cards, which have been awesome. 575 more words


Time to Ditch the Highlighter

Highlighters, they come is such pretty colours; yellow, pink, blue, green, orange. And they’re so handy aren’t they?  Instead of underlining the important part of a text, you can simply highlight it and it pops out of the page making it so easy for revision – or at least that’s the theory. 406 more words