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Cherry Pie

Take a read of a piece of flash fiction I tried my hands at some months ago. Tell me what you think!   ........................................   Manuela’s glossy black hair reminded Godfrey of the lake behind his house. Her lips took on a ruby red hue that was in stark contrast to her pale skin. He… Continue reading Cherry Pie

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Which one do you need: a Proofreader or an Editor?

In  my last post I spoke about the 5 reasons why you should hire an editor and today I will talk about the difference between a proofreader and an editor. All jobs are not created equal. You do not need an editor at each stage in a project, and there are stages where the use of… Continue reading Which one do you need: a Proofreader or an Editor?

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5 reasons why you NEED to hire an editor

I often hear people bemoan the use of a professional editor. I mean, why should you pay someone for something that you can either do for yourself or get done for free from family and friends? I get it; trust me I do. We all need to find ways to save money, but here is… Continue reading 5 reasons why you NEED to hire an editor

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Overcoming fear: Surviving a writing critique

Most of us who have decided to venture into the writing world, have feared at one point in time, the critique. Let me explain how it feels to those of you unfamiliar. You pour yourself into a piece of writing for weeks, months, or even a year and you finally believe this is it, you… Continue reading Overcoming fear: Surviving a writing critique