Benefits of Beta Readers


  Or, Fortune Favors the Bold Nearly two years ago, I was stuck. I knew I couldn’t go any further with my novel without some help. So I started looking for beta readers. It’s not…

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Lifeline for a Drowning Editor


Creating the story, pounding out the first draft..those are the easy parts. I just let my mind go and let my characters do the talking. I travel the journey with them until the end of…

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Climbing Out of Editing Ruts


I’ve been feeling stuck with my editing. You know the feeling. Like no matter how hard you try, how many editing passes you make on your novel, it’s just not getting any better. All the…

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Best 5 Blog Posts on Editing


Now that I’m in the editing phase of the memoir I’m ghostwriting, I went back and reviewed some blog posts I’ve read in the past year on the subject. Here are the best five, and…

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My Love-Hate Relationship with Editing


Now that I have the memoir I’m ghostwriting drafted, it’s time to get out my red pen and start editing. I hate this part of the process. I love this part of the process. No,…

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