Book review · Non-fiction

Book Review: Damn Fine Story by Chuck Wendig

Every penny is turned over twice and quite often bitten in two before it gets spent on renovations to our home. This means I have a very limited book budget and I spend a lot of time thinking long and hard before deciding to buy one. However, I’ve been killing myself trying to work on… Continue reading Book Review: Damn Fine Story by Chuck Wendig

Non-fiction · TinyTeaches

Don’t be Dense. Use the Right Tense. Part 3

In Part 1 of this article, we compared writing to painting. We discussed the basic tenses you’ll work with. Your primary colours, if you will. In Part 2, we mixed things up, creating a richer palette, with lots of subtle shades at our disposal. Today, let’s expand our palette even more. We’re going to have… Continue reading Don’t be Dense. Use the Right Tense. Part 3

Non-fiction · TinyTeaches

The Eye of the Beholder: Different POV’s in Writing

OK, people. Let’s make a deal. Next time I ask everyone what the next subject for a TinyTeaches article should be, please tell me to stop. “Oh, Tiny! I’d love for you to do a post on different POVs.” Me: “Sure! No problem! Hold my drink.” Yeah. That’s me up there. Remind me to not… Continue reading The Eye of the Beholder: Different POV’s in Writing

Non-fiction · TinyTeaches

Comma Splices: Forget the Hot Glue Gun. Get the Scissors!

There’s a little thing I’d like to discuss with all of you. We’ve all been guilty of it at some point. Maybe someone pointed it out to us afterwards. Maybe we discovered it ourselves. Who knows how many are still out there, lurking in all the lines we’ve ever written. Tiny! Get to the point!… Continue reading Comma Splices: Forget the Hot Glue Gun. Get the Scissors!