The Oxford English Dictionary defines a tootler as a “a writer of ‘tootle’, verbiage, or twaddle.”
From time to time all writers and storytellers write twaddle. It’s part of the process of experimentation.
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In short, it’s about how I write and edit and publish, and how I can help you to do the same.
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Jane Friedman – the guru of writing and publishing has this article on her blog. It is the most comprehensive guide to the role and functions of various styles of editors, copyproofers and proofreaders that I have ever found anywhere. … Continue reading
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Tomorrow is my birthday. I love that the world decided to make my birthday Star Wars Day! I get such a buzz out of “May the Fourth be with you!” My all time favourite story, well saga really, shared on … Continue reading
The Party was evidently in full swing. Crossing the carpark and entering the school hall, Bernadette could hear the decibels getting higher as the shrieks of welcome greeted each new arrival. In 50 years not much seemed to have changed … Continue reading