The Three Stages of Editing

Let’s be honest – your book is going to spend far longer in the ‘editing’ stage than the ‘drafting’ stage. The blank page might be daunting, and spending hours deliberating over outlines or character sheets might feel like the most agonizing part of crafting a manuscript, but the sheer reality is that editing, in all…

Blog Swap: Editing Tips and Tricks – From Draft to Final Version

The Blog Swap is exactly what it sounds like: friends Brett Michael Orr and Rae Oestreich had the idea to guest-­post on eachothers’ blogs, with an added twist. Each month they’ll write a guest post based on a topic the other has assigned to them ­- anything from writing advice, to book discussions, or even…