I helped coordinate a cyber convention for authors before, and now I am part of LitCon! The full event will happen this spring, but we’re
I’ve now edited several books and stories written by others (though not all have made it to print). It’s made me sensitive to words that
In various Facebook writing groups, I’ve seen people ask several times why non-native English speakers decide to use it as their fiction language of choice.
There is nothing wrong with the “pantsing” approach. Getting everything out of your brain and onto the page can be a valuable step in the
This is the second installment of a series on the causes and fixes for purple prose. If you missed the first post, it’ll help if
My general approach to both writing and editing is less is definitely more. I like tight writing that doesn’t waste any ink or a reader’s