Contests 101: 5 Author Takeaways

Contests bring out the best and the worst in all of us---the entrants, the judges, the agents or editors.  Trust me. I've been on the receiving and giving side of both ends of the contest spectrum. And though I didn't like what I got, I will still live to tell about it. Like now. This … Continue reading Contests 101: 5 Author Takeaways

Punctuation Series: How to Edit Punctuation Marks

Presentation is everything, especially when it comes to the publishing world. And your presentation of punctuation is crucial to your book’s success. But punctuation can be tricky, boring, and downright distressing at times. As a writer and an editor, I completely understand your frustration with grammar altogether. You’d rather write, right? Right! So let’s continue … Continue reading Punctuation Series: How to Edit Punctuation Marks

How to Edit Modifiers

Punctuation Series: How to Edit Modifiers Presentation is everything, especially when it comes to the publishing world. And your presentation of punctuation is crucial to your book’s success. But punctuation can be tricky, boring, and downright distressing at times. As a writer and an editor, I completely understand your frustration with grammar altogether. You’d rather … Continue reading How to Edit Modifiers

PENCON 2018: Grand Rapids, Michigan

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

Multi-Author Interview and Giveaway: 7 Brides for 7 Texas Rangers

Seven books. Seven winners. Multi-author interview with the writers from Barbour's 7 Brides for 7 Texans. Enter the Rafflecopter giveaway for as many chances to win!

October 2017 ACFW Book Releases

A new month, a new season, and new books! Take a look and add a few to your TBR pile and to your Christmas shopping list! October 2017 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary Romance: The Secret Life of Sarah Hollenbeck by Bethany … Continue reading October 2017 ACFW Book Releases