From Cheryl's Writing Crate
Happy spring! Finally--the calendar says spring so regardless of what the weather is currently telling us, I'm going to embrace March 20th as the start to a lovely, refreshing, warm and sunny season of spring.
Truthfully, spring is not one of my top two seasons, but I do love all that it stands for--primarily new growth and fresh beginnings, and for me, part of those fresh beginnings means spring cleaning my life, not just my house.
As part of that process, I include freshening up my home, my garden, my recipes, my exercise and health routines, and of course my writing. As you may recall from my post last week, I'm currently experiencing a very frustrating situation with my computer--more specifically our router. I never knew that computer viruses could lurk about in this way, but I found out that it's not as uncommon as you would think. Sigh! So, while we await our internet company to rectify the situation, I'm focusing on other areas of my writing that I think could use a bit of spring cleaning.
This year, I'm getting back to basics and working on tightening up my content as well as paying better attention to my grammar. Lucky for me, my colleague at Macmillan Publisher, Mignon Fogarty also known as Grammar Girl, has just the help I'm looking for--a webcast called "Supercharge Your Writing". In this new series, you will have access to video lessons on tricky writing topics such as: