The Hunger Games, 50 Shades of Grey, Pride and Prejudice, The Great Gatsby, and Moby Dick. You know what all of these titles have in common?
Self-publishing lesson 101: your book is not finished after you have written it. Writing your book was the hardest part, but your manuscript is far from done. The second stage in getting your book published is having it professionally edited. This stage is necessary regardless of how great a writer you are. But, I’ve already […]
Congratulations. You have written your manuscript (or article) and have found an editor. This is an exciting process as you become closer to having your work in the hands of readers. However, let us keep first things first. Here’s a quick list of how to prepare for this next stage in your writing journey.
Sitting at a round-table two seats away from me, a lady lifts her head from her phone saying, “I could write a book! Everyone has one now.” “You think so?” I say interested. “Of course. It’s easy. You pick a topic, write some words, print it, and there’s your book.”
Dear Frustrated Writer, It’s okay you haven’t finished writing your book in a month, ninety days, or whatever timeline you see heavily marketed. It’s okay if you write something only to hate it. We all do. Take a break and revisit it. You are always welcomed to create something new if all else fails.