Point-of-View… 1st or 3rd

There has been a tread in the last few decades, yes young writers some of us have been penning words for a very long time, to write a book in first person. Let’s take a look at “why”. Two older sources below gave some interesting points. Although, as a writer of third person fiction IContinue reading “Point-of-View… 1st or 3rd”

Front or Back: Does it Matter?

What’s in a book? Well, there’s a front, middle and back. When self-publishing an authors looks at a book in a whole new way. I came across the term Front Matter while going through KDP’s instructions. I thought, “What’s that?” It’s simple. Today I will explain the biology of a novel. The Front Matter (firstContinue reading “Front or Back: Does it Matter?”

Editing: Metamorphosis

A writer’s life is in a type of metamorphosis, as life passes by and years unfold a unique change has occurred in their writing skills. From poetry to prose, academics to artistry, or musing to marketing; all become steps toward transformation. Writing skills are being edited as time reveals new voices in an author’s abilities.Continue reading “Editing: Metamorphosis”

Editing: Can or Can’t

Editing is like cleaning dishes after you’ve made a gourmet meal. Or sewing the holes in your jeans, you know what generation I am from, instead of working on a new dress project. For me editing is the least favorite part of writing, although, marketing may take a close second. Some of the things writer’sContinue reading “Editing: Can or Can’t”

Book Journey: by Patrica Wolf

The day has come. I made the decision. My ten year old manuscript is going to finally take wings and launch! After a decade, I woke up one morning this past spring and made the decision to self-publish. Maybe it was the warm spring breeze or the fact the nation had been put in “isolationContinue reading “Book Journey: by Patrica Wolf”