8 Simple Steps to Help You Write

There are simple steps you can take to help you attain your writing goals and create good habits. Setting up a daily goal is a great tool to evaluate your progress. Evaluate your schedule and make a realistic daily word count goal that is attainable with your scheduled writing time. Then use these 8 steps to help…

Craft of Editing – Bringing Out the Story’s Shine

Still editing? Most writers struggle through the rough drafts, and don't even enjoy the relief when the story finally has an end, or celebrate when it's finished.  Why?  Well of course, because the larger, and never-ending editing, looms in front of us!  Seems like most of our time is dedicated to this process, even though we wish…

Writing Longhand? Choices to convert the written word are out there – just look

I read an article this week that touched on the subject of writing longhand. Some claim that they are more creative writing long hand.  Others prefer it to an iPad or other computer device because it is disconnected from email, twitter and of course Facebook, just to mention a few distractions.  Some may like the…

Mandatory Hard Work of #Editing – Make it As Easy As Possible

Editing Your manuscript Is Necessary! While surfing, I stumbled on these short videos released a couple of years ago - but they are still very helpful. A short video that hits on what you should look for while editing your own work. Concise view of editing - why its important, especially for self-publishing writers.  …