That’s easy to answer. Hands down, it was when I bought the software Scrivener. Scrivener is a word processing tool but it’s also SO handy for putting manuscripts together. You can have parts, chapters, scenes within chapters; you can use full-screen mode to stop distractions; you can edit the formatting of your writing… There are… Continue reading Getting to Know You: What’s the best money you ever spent as a writer?
There's nothing worse than reading a piece of work that is one giant block of text. It's difficult for your brain to cope with and reading becomes a huge chore. Equally, it's distracting when you read a piece where the paragraphs seem taken at random with no logic! Here are a few hints and tips… Continue reading #Prowrite: The Basics Part Four – Paragraphing
Welcome to the first in a new weekly blog post: #Prowrite! #Prowrite is a series of posts on improving your writing. We're starting off with the basics of spelling, punctuation and grammar before we move on to more tailored posts on characterisation, writer's craft and story structure. The first few posts, such as this one,… Continue reading #Prowrite: The Basics Part 1 – Punctuation and Capitalisation