NZ Forest Native Birds

Writing Related Articles by Laraine Anne Barker

Attributions or Speech Marks
Letter of Complaint to Bloomsbury
Critique by  Tessa Duder of The Little Dragon Without Fire
Blurbs Written for Earthlight as Requested by a Publisher
In Quest of An Elegant Writing Style

How to Assess Electronic Publishers
Don’t Make Characters Do Impossible Things with Their Eyes

My FAQ for Readers

My FAQ for Anyone Wanting to be a Writer
Frustrations Faced by Writers
Hanging Participles
My Medal for English
Pluperfect Tense
Redundancies and How to Get Rid of Them
How to Cope with Rejection
The Subjunctive: An Outdated Grammar Rule
Letter Telling Me My Short-listed Novel had not Won the Tom Fitzgibbon Memorial Award

About the Tom Fitzgibbon Memorial Award
POV or Viewpoint

Tips for More Vivid Writing

Pairs and Sets of Words that are Often Confused

Tips on How to Cope with Writer’s Block