Should Writers Read?

  All budding writers should take a moment to read this interesting post from Bloomsbury Publishing, answering the age old question, should a writer read a lot...will it help or hinder their writing by causing the writer to copy someone else's style? ┬áThe Writers' & Artists' team say: 'It is easy to find yourself flummoxed [...]

Getting the Dialogue Right

When it comes to playwriting, the most important element is to ensure that you get the dialogue just right. If the dialogue is believable, the characters become believable, which in turn allows for the plot to come to life. But getting that dialogue right is a tricky art to master, it involves firstly understanding who [...]

By | March 6th, 2012|character voice, copy editing, dialogue, playwriting, writing plays|0 Comments

Copy Editing – Make Sure Your Manuscript is Flawless

Copy editing is a vital component of the writing journey and it is essential that any manuscript (MS) that is due to be submitted to potential publishers, has been through the copy editing process. A strong copy edit will mean that your manuscript is free from spelling and grammar errors and is also the best [...]

How to Edit Your Work When Your Writing’s Not That Great

If writing isn't your greatest strength yet you still have the desire and the willingness to write, there's no reason why eventually you can't produce writing that reaches very high standards. The secret to success in this situation is to edit, edit and edit again.All writers, no matter how great they think they are, or [...]

By | December 20th, 2011|copy edit, copy editing, copyediting, editing, editorial, manuscript edit|0 Comments