11 Resources to Make Editing Your Novel Easier

As if learning the craft of writing a novel isn't difficult enough, after it's finished you'll need to edit it. If you're going to be traditionally published, you'll probably work with an editing staff to make your work marketable. But before it gets to that point, you have to get it past the slush pile … Continue reading 11 Resources to Make Editing Your Novel Easier

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