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Interview by Christine Dillon

I’ve just been interviewed by Christine Dillon, a missionary and author who is currently in the final stages of publishing her first novel.   We discuss my journey into editing, and what an editor does. She also asks me about my own writing, and about my volunteer roles with Australasian Christian Writers and other writing organisations. …

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Best of the Blogs 9 September 2017

Best of the Blogs: 22 July 2017

Writing #AuthorToolBoxBlogHop This week was the monthly Author ToolBox Blog Hop hosted by Raimey Gallant. Over twenty writers shared their tips on writing, editing, publishing, and marketing. Erika Timar has helpfully compiled a listing of all the posts—and there are some good ones. I’ve included a couple of my favourites in this post. LM Durand …

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Introducing Buffer

Introducing Buffer

What Is Buffer? Buffer (www.Buffer.com) is one of many programmes that allows users to manage their social media posting. Other popular options include Hootsuite and MeetEdgar. I like and recommend Buffer because I think it has a better user interface than Hootsuite, and it’s not as expensive as MeetEdgar. Buffer Plans Buffer’s free plan allows …

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Best of the Blogs 9 September 2017

Best of the Blogs: 17 June 2017

Best of the Blogs The best posts I’ve read this week on writing, editing, publishing, and marketing. The focus this week is on writing craft. That’s not deliberate—it just happened that way. Some weeks it’s a mix, some weeks it isn’t. Story Genius First up, Myra Johnson visits Seekerville to discuss Story Genius by Lisa …

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Best of the Blogs 9 September 2017

Best of the Blogs: 10 June 2017

Six of the best blog posts this week in writing, editing, publishing, and marketing. Writing Skills Writers Need Frances Caballo from Social Media Just for Writers visits The Book Designer to share 5 Skills Every Writer Should Develop. I don’t think each point should get equal weighting: learning writing craft is far and away the …

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Best of the Blogs 9 September 2017

Best of the Blogs: 3 June 2017

The best blog posts I’ve read in the last week (or two. Yes, I missed last week’s post. Apologies!) Writing Writing Scenes Beth K Vogt visits Novel Rocket to share her 5-5-1 method of planning a scene. She makes it sound easy … and effective. Characterisation In Shame, Shame, We Know Your Name—Or Do We? …

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