If writing was easy, everyone would do it and do it well. As I’ve mentioned, a draft is NOT, and NEVER will be ready for anyone other than the author to see…I wouldn’t even venture a friend…but certainly not an editor, and not a reader. So how do you take that draft and get it … More Revisions: Turning Your Manuscript Draft Into Something Worth Reading
We are all guilty of using crutch words and common misspellings but some mistakes are made over, and over again by many of us, regardless of correction or laziness. Are you one of the members of the guilty party? Mistake number 1 WHO or WHICH WHO refers to a person/persons/people and WHICH refers to … More The TEN Most Common Mistakes in Writing
It’s true that book covers help sell books because it’s the first thing a reader sees and if the cover is attractive and eye-catching, it will draw the attention the book needs, but it’s the back cover blurb that truly sells a book. With such a large variety of books in various formats from which … More BLURB WRITING – IT’S NOT AS EASY AS YOU THINK
Happy New Year Everyone! With a New Year comes a clean slate and the opportunity to make the most of your talents. Hopefully, you’ve got your goals for the new year somewhat mapped out but for those of you who are finishing up writing works or are considering taking your NaNoWriMo novel to the next … More Happy New Year 2014!