Category Archives: Quick Posts

Quick Post: Prepositions

If you’ve ever had a problem with the preposition, check out SheWrite’s piece ‘Preposterous Prepositions.’ Advertisements

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Quick Post: No age or gender limits

We know that men are dominating literary discourse, and we know that more men are nominated for literary prizes than women. However, there are two rays of sunshine in this murky publishing landscape. In 2018, the small press And Other … Continue reading

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Quick Post: Keep ’em reading past the intro

The Write Life‘s post provides excellent tips on how to keep an agent reading past the first page of your manuscript submission.

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Quick Post – 95% not alone

The Thesis Whisperer posts about habitually getting only 95% of her writing completed. Personally, I don’t think anyone gets 100% of their work completed 100% of the time. There will always be stories that go unwritten, blog ideas that never … Continue reading

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Quick Post — How Not to Write a Novel

My favourite writing book is How Not to Write a Novel by Howard Mittelmark and Sandra Newman. I come back to it reguarly. Not only is it fun to read, but it keeps me grounded. Everytime I think, ‘I’ve got … Continue reading

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Quick Post – Dreaming is planning

“Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” – Gloria Steinem I had planned on writing a post based on this quotation, but such strong statements need no … Continue reading

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Quick Post #11: A Word from Steven King

This article is about King’s simple writing style, and it starts with the quotation “I believe the road to hell is paved with adverbs, and I will shout it from the rooftops.” Well said.

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