i.e. vs e.g

Here’s a quick grammar tip for today. You’ve probably wondered the rule behind when to use i.e. versus when to use e.g. Both i.e and e.g. are based in Latin.  I.e.stands for id est, meaning “that is.” E.g. stands for exempli gratia, meaning “for example.” I was reading a good way to remember this, according to the Grammar Read more about i.e. vs e.g[…]

Writing a novel synopsis

I’m finally getting around to writing the dreaded novel synopsis. The synopsis is probably the most challenging item when putting together materials in order to be considered for publication. Not every agent I’ve found requests a synopsis. Everyone is different. Some want a query, synopsis, and the first few pages of your novel. Others do not Read more about Writing a novel synopsis[…]

Writing secrets of prolific authors

*Source: WriteToDone.com, guest post by David Masters Isaac Asimov, one of the big three science fiction writers of the twentieth century, published over 500 books including novels, short story collections and non fiction, making him one of the most prolific writers of all time. Asked by Writer’s Digest magazine for the secret to his prolific Read more about Writing secrets of prolific authors[…]

Create Unique Words and Names When Writing Fantasy

Writer’s Corner has a good article on How to Find Interesting Words and Names for Your Fantasy Writing. The article covers the following points: Keep a small notebook of interesting names and words Maps are an excellent resource Dictionaries and encyclopedias Foreign languages Add a glossary to your novel Hearing the words Enhance your readers Read more about Create Unique Words and Names When Writing Fantasy[…]