An Exceptional Editorial Bootcamp

iPublish Consultancy's Editorial Bootcamp 2017

Latoya West-Blackwood has her pulse on what drives the creative industry. She is an official Branson Centre entrepreneur and Young Leaders of the Americas Fellow, who turned her love of books into a career by founding iPublish Consultancy, Jamaica’s first registered full-service publishing business. Her company taps into people’s need to understand each other through…

1 Free & Easy Way to Dictate Your Book

What would you do if you couldn’t write (or type) temporarily? Maybe you sprained your wrist or broke your hand. Or perhaps, you’ve developed carpal tunnel syndrome. What would happen to that book you’ve been working on? If hiring a personal assistant is out of the question, there’s another solution – dictate your book. There’s…

Screenwriting Tips to Make Your Dialogue Shine

Have you ever guffawed or teared up at something a TV or movie character said? I’m gearing up to watch Season 5 of Downton Abbey, and am eager for more rib-tickling one-liners from the Dowager Countess of Grantham, played by the inimitable Dame Maggie Smith. Apart from the brilliant storyline and acting, the dialogue practically…

For NaNoWriMo Writers: You Got This!

Day Four. Twenty-six more to go. How’s your 50,000-word novel coming along, NaNoWriMo writers? Are you on top of things? Is your desk equipped and distraction-free, like this teenager’s cool writing space? Have you been crunching out those 1,667 words every day by using a NaNoWriMo-calendar-and-word-count tracker, like this one with a Doctor-Who theme? (Yes,…