Plural Adjectives – An Arts Degree In Grammar

Plural Adjectives – An Arts Degree In Grammar

When can you use plural adjectives? So the general rule in English grammar is that we should never use plural adjectives. To make it clear, this is not to be confused with the possessive adjective, which is a totally different kettle of grammatical fish. Therefore, a driver’s licence is not what I am going to go on about. Although, possessive adjectives could occupy me for weeks, due to their exceptional list of exceptions. Why a chair leg is not a chair’s leg, or that a door handle is not a door’s handle, but of course it is a dog’s tail, is all for another time. It’s (no not its) not

Self Publishing – It’s About Breaking The Rules

Self Publishing – It’s About Breaking The Rules

There are no self-publishing rules The rule book governing the publishing of books has been thrown out of the window, been burnt on a sacrificial fire and converted into a Kindle ebook that no one will ever bother to read. Self-publishing is a new form of anarchy, which will change the face of publishing, reading and consumption of text for some considerable years to come. It will, and I could probably say, already has changed the way books are written, bought, read, marketed and sold. Why does a novel need to be 110,000 words? Who made that rule? Well, it was fine when books needed to look nice and uniform

A Cure For Insomnia

A Cure For Insomnia

  When someone comes up with a cure for insomnia, they’ll make a fortune. However, until then us night crawlers will continue to be driven mad by the sound of the ticking clock. Two AM  Two in the morning, It’s quiet ‘round here. Two in the morning, There’s no one to hear. Two in the morning, I’ll not make a peep, Two in the morning, I wish I could sleep.   Two in the morning, The clock moves so slow. Two in the morning, Some memories won’t go. Two in the morning, There are secrets I keep. Two in the morning, I wish I could sleep.   Two in the

The Hard Grind – Marketing Your Self Published Book

The Hard Grind – Marketing Your Self Published Book

10 tips to help you with marketing your self-published book. While self-publishing has given authors and writers all the tools necessary to publish a quality ebook or paperback, there is one element that remains a stumbling block. Getting a book to sell. Marketing your self-published book is tough, hard work, competitive and cut throat. If that’s not enough, it can also be very expensive. Of course, we all hear about the ‘outliers’ that have got lucky such as Amanda Hocking and E L James, but these are rarities. However in saying that, they didn’t achieve success without a lot of hard work, and hard marketing, either. Self-published authors have no