Tag: editing

What I Learned From My Creative Writing Courses

As an editor I’m trained to edit. I can take an author’s book and polish it. I can address the grammar, spelling and flow along with all the other editory type things that us editors do. I can tell an author what’s working and… Continue Reading “What I Learned From My Creative Writing Courses”

How To Make Your Historical Fiction Believable

Writing historical fiction isn’t easy. You don’t just have to have a brilliant storyline and interesting characters, you also have to be as historically accurate as possible. This is one genre where there are readers who will gleefully tell you you’re wrong and pick… Continue Reading “How To Make Your Historical Fiction Believable”

Conference Capers

Last week I came out of hiding and headed down to Edinburgh for the SfEP Scottish Regional Mini-conference organised by the Edinburgh, Glasgow and North/East Scotland groups of the SfEP. Meetings like this are few and far between so for me it’s imperative that… Continue Reading “Conference Capers”