Proofreading/Editing

INTRODUCING THE NITPICKER

WHO IS THE NITPICKER? Editing and proofreading. Two overlapping skills that complement each other beautifully, however, all too often unappreciated. If you read our blog, you will see ‘The Nitpicker’ popping up on a couple of posts. I’m sure you have thought, ‘The who?’ So, lend me your ears and I will tell, if you have a mind to read on. THE JOURNEY BEGINS From an early age, the English language fascinated me. Consequently, reading…

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Author's Tips

HOW TO WRITE A SYNOPSIS

You’ve written what you consider to be a decent novel and now comes the hard part – finding a publisher or agent, but first, you need to know how to write a synopsis! You search online for publishers/agents accepting submissions and one item they all want is a synopsis conveying your story from beginning to end in a brief, engaging fashion. This summary of your masterpiece needs to triumph. So, how do you do it? Here are…

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