How to Think Like an Editor: Part Two

How do writers think like an editor when they aren't one? I offer three quick tips for thinking like an editor. Ready?

How to Think Like an Editor: Part One

How do writers think like an editor when they aren't one? I offer three quick tops for thinking like an editor. Ready?

PENCON 2018: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Just as writers attend writers' conferences, editors attend editors' conferences. And the differences may surprise you...

Black Friday Editing Services Giveaway

Christmas gift for the writer in your life. Two editors offer specials on their editing packages to two lucky winners.

The Liebster Award — to encourage new bloggers

I've won an award and have been asked to share about my writing life. Learn who my favorite childhood authors were and ten other fun facts about me and my writing. Meet some of my writing friends, too. They're awesome.

Novel Editing: Part 1

With my sleeves rolled up and fingers at the keyboard, I'm taking a short break from editing to comment. Started digging into chapter 5 (out of 40) in my novel, To Rise. Chapters are short, but each needs to contain one thing, and one thing only: character goal. This-this character goal seems challening. But I … Continue reading Novel Editing: Part 1