Writer’s Insight, August: Starting Over Doesn’t Mean Looking Backward

So, if you’ve been following my blog for the last month, you probably know about my latest struggles with my first novel manuscript. But in case you need a quick refresher: Feb 2017— Beta Reads and feedback. Major rewrites needed for first half of book Mar-Apr – Did the major rewrites on first chapters for a contestContinue reading “Writer’s Insight, August: Starting Over Doesn’t Mean Looking Backward”

Looking for A Few Good . . . Editors

In my search for an agent and research into self-publishing, one tip I have consistently found has been to find a good editor. While I think I’m a good editor, I don’t trust myself to edit my own work when it comes to the big things. I also know there are several subscribers and otherContinue reading “Looking for A Few Good . . . Editors”

Lost in the Maze: Revising and Editing

Revising is sometimes ‘like a nightmare’, especially when you’ve crafted what you think is this easy-to-follow, wonderfully evolving story. Line edits are much easier: for the most part grammar is black and white. This is part of a comment from a post I read about revising and editing from Joynell Schultz’ Blog on revising and editingContinue reading “Lost in the Maze: Revising and Editing”