How to Edit the Scene

The scenes within your story link the characters and plot together like a colorful construction paper chain link that can be as short or as long as you want them to be. . .

Contests 101: 5 Editor Takeaways

What does an editor / judge / agent think when they evaluate your contest manuscript? I can't speak for all of them, but here's one editor's viewpoint. . .

Punctuation Series: How to Edit Em Dashes

Continuing the punctuation series on editing the dash. How to edit the Em dash. Self-editing has never been easier with this super clear, super easy, and super fun punctuation series!

Punctuation Series: How to Edit En Dashes

How to edit the en dash is a proven way to beef up your self-editing skills, even if you hate editing! Tisha Martin makes it super easy and super clear. And super fun!

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