Are you doing the 85K90 Writing Challenge?

Since 2018 is drawing to a close, I felt this was the perfect time to let all of you who are unaware, that there is an awesome Writing Challenge that runs January 1st to March 31st every year.

On a personal note, those who follow my social media will know that I had to make the heart-breaking decision on Wednesday to let my little cat cross the Rainbow Bridge.  Due to this devastating loss, please be patient with me answering comments and questions.

As we knew this was coming, this week and next week’s blog posts have already been written so there will be no delay in uploads.

Are you doing the 85k90 Writing Challenge.  Image: Laptop and coffee on a desk

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GP: The Joys of Writing Styles by Nthato Morakabi

This week’s guest poster is the wonderful Nthato Morakabi who discusses the concept of writing styles.  Enjoy! 

authorpicTITLEThe Joys of Writing Styles

by Nthato Morakabi

Stephen King, Clive Barker, James Herbert and China Mieville all have different writing styles. Pick up either of their books and that distinction is immediate.

Now imagine you could write a story as either of these authors and your readers couldn’t tell the difference.

That would be amazing, wouldn’t it? And what’s the distinction between all of them that sets them apart? If you read the title of this guest post then you will know the answer. That’s right, it’s writing style.

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