Congrats! You just finished writing the last work in your latest masterpiece, be it your novel, short story, poetry collection, play or screenplay. Now what?
Hate editing? So do I. That’s why I created a step-by-step editorial guide for writers (like me) who put off editing. Tackle these approachable, non-intimidating steps so that you edit your work and (finally) get it published!
You won National Novel Writing Month! Now what? Life after NaNoWriMo can be confusing and anticlimactic—but it doesn’t have to be. Here’s what you can do over the next six months to keep your novel-in-progress in motion.
Can’t write your story because of that voice inside your head telling you to stop and fix your work? Here’s why your inner editor is holding you back—and what you can do about it.
You’ve reached the point in the writing process where it’s time to make some serious changes. Congratulations! Now it’s time to pick up that red pen and make some small and big alterations to your writing. This is called the editing process and the revision process. Here’s where it gets confusing. The terms editing and…
My brother-in-law requested that I write today’s blog post.
In this day and age when emojis and memes are an integral part of virtual communication, it’s tempting to write with symbols instead of words. Just because it’s more fun doesn’t mean it’s accurate. Yes, I’m talking about the ampersand.
If punctuation had personality, the period would be the logical one, the comma calculated, the semi-colon the rambler and the colon attention-grabbing. And the ellipsis? That’s our mysterious one. What is the ellipsis holding back? What words will we never see in that quoted passage? And why were those words dropped in the first place?…