My 5 Least Favourite Parts of the Writing Process

A little while ago, we talked about my favourite parts of the writing process, so now it’s time for my least favourites! These are in no particular order—let’s dive right in! #1: Most of Editing As much as some parts were fun, most of editing was torture. I didn’t mind the content editing as much,... Continue Reading →

How to Pick an Editor

After you've worked with beta readers, self-edited, and done the best you can with your manuscript, it's time to get a professional to help you. Editing is a tough, undesirable process, but one we must all go through if we want our books to be the best they can be. Choosing a good editor can... Continue Reading →

Opening Your Editorial Letter

Deep breathes. It's all going to be okay. If you've got that editorial letter sitting in your inbox, just remain calm, and read these tips for opening it. Before You Open It The most important thing to remember is that this is all about improving your story. The hardships of editing are the sacrifice you... Continue Reading →

Beta Testing Your Novel

I've recently finished finished my revisions after beta-testing my novel, Outliers, so I thought it would be a good time to share my process and some tips for beta-testing your own novel. Beta-testing has helped me a great deal with improving my novel, and I'm excited to say that I'm starting with professional editing at the... Continue Reading →

Revision & Editing: Not Optional

I know many writers think they can get away without revising or editing their work, or don’t know they need to, but trust me; it’s not a step you should try and skip. I’m speaking as somebody that knew nothing about revision or editing when I first started, and I came close to embarrassment. My... Continue Reading →

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