promises

Never Break a Promise to Yourself… but Don’t Keep Idle Ones Either

Promises are tricky, especially those promises we make to ourselves: I won’t do that ever again… I’ll try harder next time… I won’t give up… I’ll be there for you… Those are all extremely difficult promises to keep. But what… Read More ›

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 ›