I can answer questions about the elements of fiction and non-fiction writing: how to get started, writing techniques, re-writing, etc. I will NOT write for you, do critiques except from my website at http://pygmypress.com, or give you ideas. I will not answer home-or-schoolwork questions in any category. If English is your second language, please say so, and I will make an exception. Please submit no more than one or two questions at once, as I tend to go into detail in my answers.
I wrote my first book in 1957 and have been writing and studying writing since. I have a BA in Written Communications, and have taught writing both privately and through adult education for 15 years. Have also edited (fiction books) for an online publisher and edited/wrote more than 100 articles for a teen sex education site. Currently writing web content and mentoring beginning writers.
BA degree in Written Communication
My mother was a writer, my sister and brother were writers, two of my nieces write - guess I come by it naturally. I have loved books since I was a little child. I also love editing, mentoring, rewriting and ghosting.
I hope to finish the books I have started, sell them, make money, and become a well-known writer. So far all I have achieved is to make money.
The future is in e-publishing. Now everyone can be published! Set up a webpage (I'll tell you how) and go for it!
Should we do away with hardback books altogether?
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Hello Johnny: You are asking me to explain the unexplainable. I don't understand what part of "As though it is scrolling like a marquee over a movie theater or live show" you don't understand. If you
Hello Johnny and the best to all Norwegians! In seeking the best title for a book, my favorite method is to view my text as though it is scrolling on a marquee, like over a movie theater or live show
Hello J.D.: Most authors use a dash, but you, of course are free to use whatever you like. I remember the first time I read Alan Paton's Cry The Beloved Country, I was astonished that he didn't use
Hello Yvonne: By all means, write it as you want to. I think hearing from your husband the background of the event combined with yours following would be a great way to experience your tale. Rules
Hello Demetrius: Yes, I would say that. I have not read Along Came a Spider but I would suspect that is true. I am not up on what publishers require because I deal with writing only, not publishing
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