Editing With or Without a Budget

Editing. Possibly one of the most loathed words in a writer's vocabulary. It's a necessary evil, but with the right tools and some help from people who understand what you're doing you won't need to put it under getting a root canal on your to-do list. The first thing you need to do is to … Continue reading Editing With or Without a Budget

The Art of Critiquing

It's come to my attention that there are a lot of us who don't have a clue how to honestly critique. We can tell you we like your story (or hate it), but we leave out the most important part -- the why. Critiquing isn't just about misspellings and bad punctuation. It's about understandability, what … Continue reading The Art of Critiquing