Book Review: Write into the Dark by Dean Wesley Smith

Writing into the Dark Dean Wesley Smith Genre: Nonfiction Writing into the dark is how the author refers to writing without an outline. I’ve often heard it referred to as pantsing or discovery writing. Whether you write with or without an outline, this book has value. It’s the first one I’ve come across that talks … Continue reading Book Review: Write into the Dark by Dean Wesley Smith

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Book Review: Self-Editing on a Penny by Ashlyn Forge

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

Free EBooks for Writers, Sat. Feb. 4

I dug deep into the freebies on Amazon to find some goodies for you today. I found a book about self publishing, a reference for researching, and one for grammar skills. I'm particularly happy to find the book on grammar and punctuation. I'm fairly good with my grammar but I'm always learning something new that … Continue reading Free EBooks for Writers, Sat. Feb. 4