Self-Editing on a Penny Ashlyn Forge Genre: Reference (Writing) Independent writers face most of their challenges when their draft is finished. Sure, you go through and do your first edit yourself but then what? You’ll see advice everywhere that you should hire a professional editor. In fact, there are several types of editors you’re supposed … Continue reading Book Review: Self-Editing on a Penny by Ashlyn Forge
My last post was at the start of the month. I didn't intend to go all the way the end without posting but that's exactly what happened. I do have some updates to share though. My friend's Kickstarter project fully funded and, after a series of back and forth communications, the short story I wrote … Continue reading So Much To Do
Like so many others, 2016 has felt like a very difficult year. That feeling fades away with the start of the new year. Though it might be a construction, January 1 really felt like a new start. At the very least, it's a marker for setting aside the past and moving forward. As the first … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Official Post from Michelle Kitz: It's November 1 and that means National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) has begun. Wrimos the world over are writing furiously to get a lead on their word counts. Word sprints are being held on Twitter by the @NaNoWordSprints. It's exciting, it's frantic, it's become my favorite time of year. Writin Source: NaNoWriMo … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2016! | Michelle Kitz on Patreon
It strikes me that celebrating your birthday is a strange thing to do. After all, I didn’t have anything to do with my own birth aside from managing to survive it. But I think the birthday could be something truly significant. So I’ve been reflecting on what the day really means to me. I’ve already … Continue reading Ding! Level 43!
There are these periods where life becomes just too exciting. Blood pressure rises, sleep is lost, the quest for chocolate and slaying monsters made of pixels become necessary crutches. I find during these times that I can't focus on my writing. It's difficult to keep my mind in the world of my characters and their … Continue reading What’s Happening With Oriana’s Search
Happy weekend! I had several freebies for you but the prices changed. So we're a little light today be here you go! Writer's Conference Guide: Getting The Most of Your Time and Money (Write It Forward) by Jennifer Talty (Author), Bob Mayer (Author) One-Problem Writing: A Writer's Guide To Speed-Writing Helpful Non-Fiction Books And Earning … Continue reading Writers’ Resources for Saturday August 20