Tag: Editing

How to Add More Personality to Your Writing

I was catching up with the local writing news the other day, and I came across an advert on how to get started with copywriting.

Curious, I gave it a read. And OMG, it was so badly written it sounded like Alexa had written it.

The sentences didn’t flow, there was no colour or personality to the words, and it gave me no faith in the course leader whatsoever. Fair play to the person running the workshop if they make a living copywriting, but there’s no way they’re earning as much as some copywriters do (which can be over six figures, maybe even seven).

So, while there’s no way I’m attending that course, it did inspire me to write this list of ways you can add more personality into your writing.

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The Rollercoaster of Submitting Your Novel to an Agent

Your book is finished.

Now what?

Self-publish or face the submissions rollercoaster?

Most writers would still prefer to be trade-published.

A few bag a deal quickly.

Some fall faster than Alton Towers’s Oblivion.

For most it’s a long, bumpy ride.

If you’re on that ride or about to begin you’re not alone.

Strap yourself in and come with me on my trip.

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