The next stop on my blog tour.
Guest post by Julie Seedorf
I am not an editor. I don’t want to be an editor. Somewhere in English 101 I loved the creative writing but didn’t pay attention to grammar. As I wrote #AsmallTownCanBe #Murder, I was thankful every day knowing the words I put on paper would be edited by Annie Sarac of Skye Bridge Publishing.
One of my biggest problems is that I write like I speak. I don’t talk in complete sentences, I say “yah” all the time. You must realize I am from Minnesota. I use many slang words and I run my sentences together. To be fair, ask yourself if you speak correct English all the time.
There are some books where everything a character says is perfect English. I might admit to finding that a little boring. I use alliteration all the time and that is a no, no. At a book…
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I am a rambler. That means I am a talker and I flip from one subject to another. Occasionally I write that way too. I can’t make my blog about any one subject, there are too many things to say. I am an author of the Fuchsia, Minnesota and Brilliant Minnesota Cozy Mystery Series with Cozy Cat Press. The first book in the series, Granny Hooks a Crook, is available now Kindle price always .99. Along with that, I write a column called Something About Nothing. Again, I do, what I do best, write about nothing. I also feel that as a Grandmother, yes I am old, I want my grandkids to know who Grandma used to be so I also created the Granny Is In Trouble Series. My books in the series “Whatchamacallit? Thingamajig? and Snicklefritz is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Life is great, it needs to be lived. There is a child we keep hidden in all of us in our adult life. We need to let the child out once in awhile. We can learn so much from children. Watch their awe when they first discover the world. If we can recapture that, we can recapture the wonder of life.