Tag: Gold Coast Writers

Harnessing Your 2022 Writing Goals

Guest blog by Kate Kelsen As an author, I have been avidly writing and self-publishing fiction and creative non-fictionstories since 2010. I take a particular interest in exploring various human experiences andperspectives to share people’s stories in the wider community. I am also the… Continue Reading “Harnessing Your 2022 Writing Goals”

Getting your work out there!

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Guest Blog by Judy Wollin If you are writing anything other than a private diary, you will need readers to give you feedback. Getting your work in front of selected readers before it is in the public arena will help it be the strongest… Continue Reading “Getting your work out there!”

Editing: How important is it, really? (Part 2)

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EDITING: HOW IMPORTANT IS IT, REALLY? (PART 2) You’ve sparked the interest of your readers with a great start. No typos, the grammar is something Jane Austen would be proud of, and the story engages with a great plot, stimulating flow, and characters that… Continue Reading “Editing: How important is it, really? (Part 2)”

How important is Editing? (Part One)

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Editing: How important is it, really? (Part 1) If you want your readers to move past your first sentence, then editing is crucial. When I read an article or book, if I can’t find my way past the first few sentences, then it becomes… Continue Reading “How important is Editing? (Part One)”

The book you write will change the world

Writing A Book Isn’t Easy As the saying goes, “If it was easy, everyone would do it,” and when we start making friends with other writers it feels like everyone is doing it. Just finding the time to sit with our thoughts long enough to… Continue Reading “The book you write will change the world”