drafts

Editing Tip #49

  First Impressions, Pt.4 ~ Your first chapter has to be your “Wow” chapter. It’s the one that pulls readers, agents, and small publishers into your story. I’ve touched on the first sentence, the first paragraph, and the first page… Read More ›

Editing Tip #48

First Impressions, Pt. 3 ~ The contents of your first page need to capture the interest of your target reader immediately. We know how important the hook, or first sentence, is as well having a first paragraph that follows through… Read More ›

Editing Tip #46

  First Impressions Pt.1 ~ Your book cover, your blurb, and your social media presence all make huge first impressions when it comes to enticing a reader to pick up your book and look inside. But what is going to… Read More ›

Editing Tip #34

Writing a Page Turner: Pt 5 Sentences: their abuse, misuse, formation, creation, and implementation are the structural medium for the telling of your tale. Sentences are not benign and indifferent in prose; they, coupled with our imagination, bring to life… Read More ›

Editing Tip #3

By editing several drafts on your own, you can save money and heartache with an editor later. The art of Drafting is tedious for some writers and exciting for others. Which are you? The first draft of your manuscript is… Read More ›