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 Guide to Writing a Great Story I’ve Read


Now that I’m starting to write fiction, I’m obsessed with writing a great story. Just what makes a story great? What separates mediocre from good to unforgettable? Most of the writing guides I’ve looked at…

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How to Develop Characters


Learning how to develop characters is vital for any novelist. Well drawn, consistent, likable characters combined with a compelling plot engage the reader’s attention and keep her turning the pages. While inspiration for characters can…

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