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New Forum in Town

Posted by Judi Ring on October 26, 2014 at 1:00 AM Comments comments (3)

L. Cooper Press has just started a free forum at http://lcpwritersforum.forumotion.com. If you're a writer, a wannabe writer, already published or just interested in talking to those in the writing field, this is the place to find them.

Do your fingers type without listening to you?

Posted by Judi Ring on October 1, 2014 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Do your fingers type main when you mean mien or mane?

Has your hero walked into the Capital Building instead of the  Capitol Building? Or pulled out his wallet to check his capitol instead of his capital?

Does your character ask people if their coming to his party? Perhaps she points to the villain who's standing right over they're?

These are just a few of the things you may catch on a back-to-front read. Since this changes your perspective, you are more likely to see ...

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Editing Tip

Posted by Judi Ring on August 27, 2014 at 4:10 AM Comments comments (0)

When you edit your own work, the easiest way to find things you want to change or correct is to start at the end of the piece and read one paragraph at a time. This tricks you into seeing what's actually on the page instead of what you KNOW you wrote there (missing, wrong, or overused words and phrases, missing punctuation, etc.). Many times you'll find a better way to say something, making for a better story. At the very least, you'll make it easier for your editor to help you.

Grapes & Gourmet - Good fun for a great cause

Posted by Judi Ring on July 16, 2014 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)

The C.I.D. (Center for Individual Development) works with the disabled community in and around the San Bernardino, California area. One of thier fundraisers - Grapes & Gourmet - takes place on the second Thursday in July. To learn more about this event and about the C.I.D. click http://www.friendsofcid.com. Here's a picture of me all dressed up for this year's Grapes & Gourmet.

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Found a good workshop

Posted by Judi Ring on January 18, 2014 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)


There’s a good workshop in town. It’s called the Novel Writing Workshop. You can find it on Meetup and it has already helped me substantially. We’ve just done a workshop on writing a scene – what it is and what it’s not. Next Thursday, January 23, 2014, the workshop will be on Sequel – how it follows a scene and what it should include. The wo...

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Judi's Editing Can Help you

Posted by Judi Ring on December 31, 2013 at 2:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Have you been writing a short story or a novel and haven't finished it, but would like to know how your grammar is doing? Do you have all your commas in a row? Was that the right word or the wrong homonym? Have your point of view or tenses changed?

Judi's Editing

can find those errors and note them for you
Remember this truth - A good ...

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