Self-Publishing: Pros & Cons

As I've begun the process of professional editing, I thought it would be a good idea to talk about my reasons for self-publishing. I'm not self-publishing because I'm lazy or impatient--I've been working on this book for five years, so trust me, I want what's best for it. I'm not self-publishing because I'm worried about... Continue Reading →

Outline Your Novel & Stay Creative

To outline or not to outline? There's a big debate between writers. Some argue that it takes away the creativity of writing. Personally, I love outlining. It creates a tighter story and characters, which means less work revising. But, aside from those benefits, I actually--gasp--enjoy outlining. I outline in a way that still makes me... Continue Reading →

Setting the Scene

Setting the scene is something many writers struggle with. Alas, it must be done. Characters can't just be running around in white space, right? Here are some tips to help you conquer scene-setting. Why Set the Scene? In order for readers to visualize your story, your characters need to clearly¬†be¬†somewhere. Your readers need to be... Continue Reading →

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