Why you should write for anthologies, especially as a new author.
Guest Post: The Final Step Authors Need Before Sharing Their Work by Andi Kumbo-Floyd
You've edited your book for the thousandth time. Here's why you need to read the whole thing from start to finish.
Guest Post: The Importance of Story by Rachel Song
Telling a story—delivering a narrative—is just as important in creative nonfiction, academic writing, marketing writing, business writing, and any other kind of technical writing, as it is in fiction.
Guest Post: Using Weapons Correctly in Fiction by Lisa Gilliam
Weapons can really amp up fight scenes, but make sure you're using them right in your story to keep readers turning pages.
Guest Post: Feedback and How to Work With It by Cayce Berryman
As a professional author, you can take critique and do many things with it, but here are several ways to interpret notes you receive from your beta readers, alpha readers, or editors.
Guest Post: The Self-Editing Mindset by Richard Bradburn
Self-editing is not writing—it’s a completely different skill, and requires a completely different frame of mind. It requires you to look at your work as a reader will, not as the author.
Guest Post: Empathy and Writing by Sohini Ghose
With over a decade’s experience as an editor—in-house with a corporate publisher and an independent publishing house, and especially as a freelancer working with self-published authors—the skill that I treasure the most is empathy.
Guest Post: What Makes Memorable Characters by Irada Ronalder
Image credit to Laura Fuhrman on Unsplash. Every reader can name the most memorable characters they have met in pages of print. Yet no matter the diversity of genre or age of the works in which these characters appear, each of these characters shares a common quality ̶ the ability to successfully lay claim to … Continue reading Guest Post: What Makes Memorable Characters by Irada Ronalder
Guest Post: Demystifying Types of Editing by J.K. Kelley
What type of editing do you need? It depends on what you want the work to entail.
Guest Post: The Plague of the “Convenience Fairy” by Oliwia of The Writing Theory
The convenience fairy is an extremely helpful little sprite that pops up every time the writer writes themselves into a pickle or when the writer realizes they’ve just stepped into a New York-sized plot hole.