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The First Draft

The First Draft

There are many ways to start writing a book, both fiction and non-fiction. Without a first draft, you don’t have a book, just an idea. But a completed first draft is just that – a beginning and not an end. Whether you sit down and start at the beginning and just write down whatever comes … The First Draft Read More » ...
Get Writing tips – the daily discipline

Get Writing tips – the daily discipline

The BBC used to have an educational site called Get Writing, no longer live but some of the content migrated into BBC Writers’ Room. Get Writing was a fantastic resource for aspiring writers and would regularly post tips, exercises and how-to’s from renowned authors. One of these concerned the discipline of writing regularly. ...
Editing tips

Editing tips

Everyone teaches Creative Writing these days, but it often looks like no one teaches Precise Editing. We’re all led to believe that creative writing flows effortlessly from our finger tips in an unbroken stream of consciousness. It doesn’t. Good writing is hard work; good, finished writing is down to good, solid editing. Few texts can … Editing tips Read More » ...
Our rules for social networking

Our rules for social networking

Somewhere between John Perry Barlow’s poetic and wildly optimistic A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace” and the recent suicides of several teens bullied on Facebook and Instagram, the Internet became a brutal and seemingly unforgiving space. We decided to document our own (short) set of rules for social media. Apologies if this reads like … Our rules for social networking Read More » ...
Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to Proactivity Press. Our new website is now live with our existing titles in print and some upcoming publications available to back order. Our online shop is also live integrated with a secure PayPal checkout, so you can buy titles direct from us. ...