Business has been at a virtual standstill for some time for me. I am going to take this time to thank all of you that had trusted me with their work, but it is time for me to set down the virtual red pencil and return to writing.
I will still publish articles on this site occasionally, and I may accept some new work, but this is the end of Odd Sock Proofreading & Copyediting.
Once again, thanks to you all …
Cause and effect are some of the touchstones of good fiction, however not using them correctly or effectively can do more harm than good.
One person sharpening another is a biblical concept that is also a universal truth. When we partner with another writer in a learning/teaching relationship both people get better.
Writers are responsible for cherishing and guarding our language. So hoist up your dictionaries and thesauruses and enter the fray.
Our writing often gives us chances to sort out what we are experiencing in our daily lives. Channeling our feelings through our words helps us to concretely express them in ways that help us to make sense of them.
Have you considered taking your writing skills into the wild and woolly world of blogging to make a profit? Here are some thoughts on that from someone who has.
Our friends from the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference have some thoughtful suggestions for how to bring your year to a close successfully that will prepare you to launch into the rapidly approaching new year in a great way.