What’s in a name?

There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed. – Ernest Hemingway There is something to be said for those first moments of writing a new novel or short story, those moments when you simply let your fingers run free across the keyboard with no goal except to getContinue reading “What’s in a name?”

Your lack of respect for commonly confused words, confuses me

Yesterday a had a conversation that went, in part, like this: ME: Your idea is good, and your protagonist is quite original and fun. One thing I would recommend is to research commonly confused words. HER: It doesn’t matter. The reader will know what I mean. ME: But it does matter. If you want toContinue reading “Your lack of respect for commonly confused words, confuses me”

7 Tips For Revision

Are you ready to start the revision process but not sure where to begin? Here are some ways to analyze your work in progress (WIP). CHAPTER TITLE HEADINGS Make sure your WIP is easy to navigate by creating chapter title headings. If you are unfamiliar with this process, you can read more about it onContinue reading “7 Tips For Revision”