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Before I tell you about Scrivener training with Joseph Michael. I bet you're wondering why I've not posted for nigh on a fortnight. Anne, why have you not posted for nearly a fortnight? Great excuse! I joined the Self-Publishing School and I've been too busy to blog. I've known about Chandler Bolt and his Self-Publishing School since last Summer. I attended one of his expert-packed summits and enjoyed a crash course in content marketing....

Some folks don't sign up for courses. They tell me the price is too high. What about a zero-cost course? All you put in is your time. Twenty minutes of your time - watching a video. Don't miss this! Joseph Michael, the Scrivener Coach, has published a three-part video series, to take you step-by-step through some of Scrivener's amazing secrets. Setting up Scrivener for your success Organizing your writing for complete control How to print,...

During the recent series of Red Pen Launch webinars, I was blessed with the support of romantic novelist and veteran RedPenner, Patsy Collins.   With NaNoWriMo less than a week from now, I've invited Patsy to tell us her plans for November. So, Patsy, NaNoWriMo 2015. Will you be taking part? I've not completed NaNo during the last couple of years, and previously I've 'cheated' at NaNo and used it to write 50,000 words of...

The secret of winning NANO - going through that 50K barrier before time runs out on day 30 - boils down to setting goals and meeting targets. On the NANO site, each time you enter your word-count-to-date, a bar chart tells you how you're progressing. If you're on schedule, writing your 1666 words per day,  it's good to see today's column above the target line. If you're slipping behind, it can...

NaNoWriMo fast approaches and it's crucial, before I start writing for real at midnight on 31 October, that I make some decision on tense and voice. First question: which tense to use? Past or present? Past tense would be the easy option. It's the natural way of telling a story - something that happened in the past, recounted now. Using the present tense can create a sense of immediacy. It can...

I'm not known for my patience - and I wanted to learn Scrivener fast. Googling 'Scrivener training'  led me to precisely what I needed: LearnScrivenerFast. If you check out the link, you'll learn all about Joe (Joseph Michael - that's him smiling in the image) and the wonderful materials he has developed. His course is not cheap, but then it's a quality product. I also discovered Udemy at #3 on the Google hit list....