Monthly Archives: March 2015

Revision Cheat Sheet #1: Structure

This post is the beginning of a three-part series on the basics of revising your own novel. My goal for the Revision Cheat Sheets is to help you view your own work with a critical eye and make it stronger … Continue reading

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Why I’m Not Too Cool for Camp NaNoWriMo

I used to be. I didn’t hear about National Novel Writing Month until I was in college, working hard for my English degree. NaNoWriMo, as the official website abbreviates it, occurs every November, when thousands (and now hundreds of thousands) … Continue reading

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The Three Types of Beta Readers

I recently posted on the difference between using a beta reader and hiring a professional editor to perform a manuscript critique (“Beta Readers vs. Manuscript Critiques”). There’s a time and a place for each, but today I want to focus … Continue reading

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Launch Giveaway Winners

I want to give a big thanks to everyone who stopped by this weekend to help me celebrate the site launch! On Friday alone, over forty of you visited from Twitter and Facebook. Your support means a lot. As promised, … Continue reading

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Launch Day & Giveaway

It’s finally here! I’m excited to celebrate the launch of my freelance services website today, and here’s why: First, I finally have a place where authors and nonprofits can approach me for help. In my past few years of editing … Continue reading

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