Today something wonderful happened – I received a copy of a “test” publication, which had my name on the front cover. It was more than a little exciting, I must admit, even though the story within the covers is not really published as I only used it to experiment with Lulu’s software and it certainly … Read moreA Parcel Filled with Inspiration
Over recent weeks I’ve felt a little overwhelmed with the amount of things I have needed to do. On top of this I became ill, which didn’t help with motivation or energy to do these things. However, most of those issues have been dealt with (including the illness) and I suddenly find myself in the … Read moreThe People of Miu Series
by Jared Myers The “RL Technique” J K Rowling uses to grab readers by the eyeballs and forces them to re-read her books again and again. I’ll show you how it practically gives away all her best kept secrets and how you can use it to keep your own readers hanging on your every word. … Read moreThe “RL Technique” J.K. Rowling Uses To Hook Her Readers
Apart from the fatal error messages, I was unable to delete posts and/or comments. You may have noticed a couple of test comments I made last week, which I never deleted…that was because I couldn’t. After finding the new path to the control panel, I decided to “repair” the database once again using the new … Read moreFound the Culprit
My host has finished the upgrade and I have upgraded WordPress and still the fatal error messages are appearing. I have also noticed that the website is periodically offline too and at these times there’s a database error message coming up. I know the problem will not fix itself and I can’t just leave things … Read moreDrastic Action Required
by Catherine Franz You have completed the draft of an article, but it seems flat and lifeless, even to you. It needs to have the spark that ignites that all important emotional connection to your readers but you are at a loss as to how to spruce it up. Breathing life into a nonfiction article … Read moreWrite Nonfiction With Passion: Four Steps To Emotionally Charge Your Article
On the weekend I thought just the cards for my children’s series had disappeared, but I now know that everything is gone. The cards, the notes and the manuscripts…all gone! I couldn’t possibly have thrown them out, could I? I honestly can’t see myself doing that, not even in the dimmest of moments, not even … Read moreCards, Notes and Manuscripts…Gone!
Last night, I finished reading No Plot? No Problem!: A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days by Chris Baty. (I admit there was a long break between starting the book and finishing it, because I was extremely busy.) There’s a section at the end of the book that gives tips on … Read moreUsing Index Cards