Write well. Write often. Edit wisely.
Accept the challenge to read at least 12 books in genres unfamiliar to you in 2015.
Explanations for why a work in progress doesn’t read like a published novel. Includes areas to work on to improve a WIP.
Explore today’s news to get inspiration for your fiction. Don’t hesitate to use tidbits from and elements of current stories in your own work.
When you can’t find rules for punctuation or grammar, sometimes simply choosing an option and then being consistent with that choice is all the answer you need.
Editor’s Blog members will meet tonight, Friday, December 5, 2014 at 10 PM Eastern time for a discussion about creating an emotional impact. Available to paid site members. If you haven’t yet joined the Editor’s Blog and would like to, please visit the membership section of the site and click on join/buy. Also available to members, […]
Invest as much in books one, two, and ten as you did in book one. That is, don’t shortchange books beyond the first one.
Just a reminder that Tuesday, November 11, 2014 is the final day the introductory price of $35 (for the first year) will be available. Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, the price for first-year membership will be $50. More on Membership. ***
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A membership area—to include a member-only forum, DIY lessons, and a once-monthly discussion on writing issues—is coming soon to The Editor’s Blog.
I haven’t written an article of encouragement recently, but since the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo or NaNo) is next month, I thought I’d take a few minutes to encourage you to begin a new project, maybe push yourself into trying a new genre or writing style, if only as an exercise and only for […]