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 13 Resources to Make Editing Your Novel Easier
Maybe it seems a little early to start thinking about doing your taxes, but it's been my experience that the sooner you get on it, the less stressful it can be. Thankfully there are people and web sites out there to help us slot all those numbers in the correct places on the correct forms … Continue reading 7 Links To Help Every Writer With Taxes
The road to publication is filled with pain and tears... bloodshed... mayhem.... I'm being melodramatic here. Of course, that could just be that I've recently read several posts about how painful the publication process can be and how difficult it is to write good fiction. Here's a small sampling: "This is literally years of work you're seeing. … Continue reading 4 Links To Overcome Publishing Despair
Sorry folks, but this cold virus is really causing havoc here, so I've decided to do you all a favor (read: not write anything in gibberish as that seems to be how I'm speaking today :P) and repost Improve Your Writing with these Editing Tips by Dustin Wax. He's got some great advice I think … Continue reading Improve Your Writing with these Editing Tips by Dustin Wax
Publisher's Weekly has announced that they will begin "showcasing" self-published books in a "special" quarterly supplement -- for a price. That price includes only a listing and brief book description, no review unless you're one of the few the staff deems "worthy." Worthy? I've read plenty of highly acclaimed traditionally published books that I found … Continue reading Publisher’s Weekly Decision A Wake-up Call
Great information abounds on the internet, but it can be difficult to find unless someone leaves a "signpost" for you pointing the way. Here are seven links that can help you in your pursuit of your writing career. Writing in the Face of Fear -- This post covers ways to overcome every writer's fear of writing … Continue reading 7 Links To Encourage The Writer In You
From taking your time to believing in yourself, toddlers can be the best teachers.