Common writer mistakes #20

#20 — Small, repeating phrases Sometimes, small phrases end up repeating themselves. But if they're shortened, that will tighten up the story's prose. Here are some examples: Climbed up -> Climbed If you climb something, you're usually going up toward the top. So, can drop up and leave climbed by itself. I climbed up the … Continue reading Common writer mistakes #20

Reminder to keep going

Here is a reminder that your words will inspire someone one day. You don’t have to reach thousands or millions of people to make your mark on the world. Your words can change lives without being popular. A bestseller. No matter how many people your words reach, they are powerful. They are important and worthy … Continue reading Reminder to keep going

Book review – The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Vol. 3 (Spoiler Free)

"Power does not inhabit a blade without bravery." Title: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Vol. 3Author: Akira HimekawaGenre: Fantasy, manga/comic bookPages: 200 pagesPublication date: March 13, 2018 I found The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Vol. 3 at a store in Florida, and I picked it up without looking at it much. Only after … Continue reading Book review – The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Vol. 3 (Spoiler Free)

My editing business’ one year anniversary!

On this day last year, I launched Dragon Editing Services. And now, a short year later, my business is still going strong. I got my first client within a month. Soon, I was booked months in advance, and I still am. My year has been full of books, conferences, webinars, and more! I also have … Continue reading My editing business’ one year anniversary!

Common writer mistakes #19

#19 — Starting sections with pronouns When writing longer works, it's good practice to start each chapter or scene with the character's name instead of their pronoun. For example: Rose saw the fire hissing in the distance. vs She saw the fire hissing in the distance. This is for two reasons. 1) The character(s) referenced … Continue reading Common writer mistakes #19

ARC Review — Ghost Rememberer

Title: Ghost RemembererAuthor: Tyrus BuckleyGenre: Historical mysteryPages: 382 pagesPublication date: January 16, 2022 Thank you, Tyrus Buckley, for giving me a copy of the book in exchange for a fair review! Ghost Rememberer follows Brenton Grey as he solves a series of tangled mysteries in a small town. While a humorous ghost follows him around, … Continue reading ARC Review — Ghost Rememberer

ARC Review — It Is What It Is, Because It Never Was

Title: It Is What It Is, Because It Never Was, And What Never Was, Can Never BeAuthor: Ronnell Beaty  Genre: PoetryPages: 177 pagesPublication date: April 25, 2021 Thank you, Ronnell, for giving me a copy of the book in exchange for a fair review! It Is What It Is, Because It Never Was is a poetry … Continue reading ARC Review — It Is What It Is, Because It Never Was