Writing Advice: What To Do When You’re Stuck

When you started your writing project, you were flooded with inspiration. It seemed like the words couldn’t come fast enough as your descriptions, characters, and plot spilled onto the paper …

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How To Overcome The “Messy Middle”

The Messy Middle is that time when writing your manuscript isn’t fun anymore. You feel like you’ve hit the wall, where words have stopped flowing easily and all your efforts …

How To Revise Your First Draft

There are three stages of writing:  Fresh Writing, Revising, and Polishing.  It’s important to know what stage you’re at so your writing can continue to flow with ease. If you …

2 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring an Editor

This post invites you to consider building a relationship with your manuscript editor before you send your rough draft off to be polished.  Just as there are “plenty of fish”, …

Get The Most From Your Relationship With An Editor

In honor of Valentine’s day, I’ve been thinking about nurturing relationships. There are different levels of relationship involved in writing, from beginning with one’s choice to commit words to paper, …