Thoughts on Editing for Self Published Authors

Within my writer’s group, we discuss methods of editing for self-published authors. This is a challenge for those wishing to keep costs low, but there are a few things I can offer to help in the process: Understand the different types of editing. Not all editors are the same. Learn how to edit. You must …

Writer Tools

Here is my compilation of tools to help writers write: Write or Die- This online site provides a tool to provoke you to write in ‘freewriting’. Settings include word count, time, but the fun part is consequences. You can choose between spiders, grumpy cat, and a few others. Alarms include alarming and cacophony. Chapter-by-Chapter is …

A Writer’s Dashboard

For my writer’s group, and the visitors who visit the Western Maryland Writers Site, I designed a writer’s dashboard. You can bookmark it and save it for later, so you can use tools and resources. Ambience- I’ve included a number of ambience sites that provide background noise for writing. They include background noise of a …

Find Similar or Opposite words at WordHippo

  One of the biggest problems I've been having lately with writing is being unable to stay 'in the groove', where the lack of that 'right word' eludes me. Then, I found this site. I'm hoping it will help in those moments. Sometimes, I use Dictionary or Thesaurus.com, but with luck, this site might offer …