10 New Year’s Resolutions for Writers Make time to write every day. Create an online presence as an author. Complete one piece of writing at a time. Read more. Find a place to write and make it your own. Set deadlines and submit your work. If you’re stuck, try a new genre Take a course to help you with your writing. Connect with other authors and find your community. Learn about ePublishing, learn how to market, and sell, your books and yourself as an author. by Amanda Patterson From Writers Write
Yoda is a reminder of how funny a bit of poor grammar can be around the holidays. The holiday spirit moves many people to wax poetic. However, even though their hearts may be in the right place, their grammar often isn’t. Check out some infamous holiday quotes, and see what they really imply: “No man is a failure who has friends.” – It’s a Wonderful Life Clarence may be an angel, but his grammar is less than angelic. He is saying that there isn’t a man alive who is a failure… MORE →
“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” ― Groucho Marx What are your favorite reading-related quotes?
Have you ever thought about writing a novel? November may be the month for you! If you are new to NaNoWriMo and are curious about the project, here’s what the official NaNoWriMo page has to say about it: National Novel Writing Month is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to novel writing. Participants begin writing on November 1. The goal is to write a 50,000-word (approximately 175-page) novel by 11:59:59 PM on November 30. Valuing enthusiasm and perseverance over painstaking craft, NaNoWriMo is a novel-writing program for everyone who has thought fleetingly about writing… MORE →
Grammarly is the world’s leading grammar and writing checker. Each year, we help thousands of people to improve and perfect their written English. But, don’t take our word for it! Today, we are happy to share some new Grammarly product reviews. Late last week, Cheryl Conner, a contributor at Forbes, gave her review of Grammarly. Maciverse and Go Fish Digital also recently published reviews. Check out Maciverse’s “A Grammarly Overview” and Go Fish Digital’s “Using the Grammarly Tool — Our Use and Review” to see what people are saying! If you have any… MORE →