Month: September 2015

7 Points To Consider When You Write An Epistolary-ish Novel

I have been doing research into books that use letters, because I want to do something similar in my novel. It is interesting to note that it works better in some stories than in others. Wikipedia says, ‘An epistolary novel is a novel written as a series of documents.…

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Emmuska Orczy

Literary Birthday – 23 September – Emmuska Orczy

Emmuska Orczy was born 23 September 1865 and died 12 November 1947 Five Quotes The weariest nights, the longest days, sooner or later must perforce come to an end. It is only when we are very happy, that we can bear to gaze merrily upon…
Why 'Best' Is The Worst Way To End Your Email

Why ‘Best’ Is The Worst Way To End Your Email

If you want to annoy me, sign off your email with 'best'. When it happens, I am tempted to respond and ask 'best what?' Why have you chosen to add a random adjective that means nothing on a line by itself? The more you think…

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