PowerPoint Poetry for Publication as Videos

many people enjoy watching videos more than reading. That is especially true during pandemic times and in the technology era when eyes become bleary and heads become achy from too much “screen time.” Plus, PowerPoints can be converted easily to videos, so why not take the chance? Continue Reading →

Technical Writing Tips

Technical Writing Tips Yes, I offer writing and editing services, but what if YOU are invited to or are required to do technical writing despite having little or no experience Continue Reading →

Harriet Beecher Stowe – A Script

Gracious!  That Mr. President Abraham Lincoln is a tall man and so imposing in his ways!  Imagine how my poor heart fluttered as my eyes inched up his spindly frame all the way to the top where sat the most stern and kindly face!  His voice boomed at me when he said, “So this is the little lady who started that great big war!” Continue Reading →

#AskLiz -Social Media Maven

I’ve invited Liz to share her expertise on effectively using social media, blogs, branding, Twitter (in particular), plus #hashtags to attract and maintain an audience for your business or project. Continue Reading →

To #Tweet or #NotToTweet -That is the #Hashtags Question

Hashtags for Personal vs. Business Twitter Accounts – Even an Adult Can Do It! Newbies – don’t worry – I’ll define terms, like “hashtags,” “trending,” etc. in a hot minute. Continue Reading →

The Nine Word Challenge

I’m starting my own Nine Word Challenge. This is part of a #WritebytheRails #BackOnTrackNow hashtags campaign that is on-going.  Write by the Rails is the Prince William Chapter of the Virginia Writers Club, Its Continue Reading →

Write by the Rails – Invitations to Participate: Poems | Short Snippets

Write by the Rails campaign uses poems, quotes, and short (Tweet-size) writings to promote the work of writers in Prince William County, Virginia. Here are some examples in case you want to participate. Continue Reading →

How to Choose Your Voice (Style) for Any Writing Project

Voice refers to the style, tone, format, and language used in writing projects. What are some options and which should you choose? Continue Reading →

Stuck? Want to Express Yourself?

This is a description of a class which gives creative ways to get “unstuck,” whether you want to write a secret daily journal or a publication. It is especially helpful for those trying to overcome loss and grief. Continue Reading →

Choosing Your Voice for a Writing Project

You will save yourself a lot of time, trouble, and wasted paper, if you choose a voice or voices for your project in advance, rather than “winging it. You also are more likely to save time and money with an editor and to appeal more engagingly with your audience….Sometimes, the voice helps the character live and grow inside of your consciousness to the point that it is as if that character were writing the story, not just you! See sample styles in this article.
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