You’ve written the first draft of your book. Now what? You could send it to beta readers or an editor, but in your time (and money) would be better spent doing some revision work first. A chapter breakdown will help… Read More »Revision: How To Create A Chapter Breakdown
Unfuck Your Writing is a guide to overcoming the barriers to writing by publisher Joe Biel and professional counselor Faith G. Harper, PhD. It’s shorter than many writing guides, but it has a big goal: “to teach you to write… Read More »Unfuck Your Writing by Joe Biel and Faith G. Harper
When you have multiple interests or passions, it can be difficult to choose a career path. Though often boiled down to checking for grammar and spelling mistakes, editing is a field that includes variety, creativity, and the opportunity to always… Read More »Editing: A Multipotentialite Career
In June of 2021, I presented at the Editors Canada Conference. My presentation was called “Doing It All: The Ups and Downs of Being a Multipotentialite Editor.” I had a blast presenting, and some people messaged me afterward asking me… Read More »What Is A Multipotentialite Editor?
Is literally literally one of the most argued about words on the internet? Maybe. When used as an intensifier, to emphasize something that isn’t true, language pedants are sure to rear their heads and argue “words mean something.” But there… Read More »Is It Okay To Use “Literally” As An Intensifier?
Ending a sentence with a preposition is one of those grammar taboos that many have heard. Some follow it as a rule, while others aren’t even sure what it means and some say it’s entirely bogus. So, is it okay… Read More »Is It Okay To End A Sentence With A Preposition?
Hands up. Who heard the rule “avoid split infinitives” before learning what an infinitive was? I’m certainly in that camp and I’m sure there are others there with me. It’s one of the rules that gets repeated frequently—even when those… Read More »Is It Okay To Split Infinitives?
The Kick-Ass Writer is Chuck Wendig’s guide to writing. Composed of a series of listicles, Wendig explains everything from story structure to the publication process. Overview Title: The Kick-Ass Writer: 1001 Ways to Write Great Fiction, Get Published, & Earn… Read More »Chuck Wendig’s The Kick-Ass Writer
If you’re here, you’ve probably already decided that you want to write. But there’s a big difference between having the desire and following through with it. Writing requires actually getting words on the page, and a writing routine is one… Read More »How To Develop A Writing Routine