When You and Your Editor Disagree

Feedback is the product you want your editor to deliver, but what do you do when you don’t agree with it? As I mentioned in a previous post, I see writers and editors in private social media groups taking out their frustrations on one another. If you are venting online, you and your editor are […]

45 Invisible Pests That Stunt Good Writing

Before you submit your final draft to your magazine or book editor, here’s a surprising little exercise that can eliminate the wordiness and repetitiveness you can’t see. This simple self-check can also save you time and money if you’re under deadline or paying your own editorial bills. Search your document for the words it and […]

You Believing in You: Mute Your Self-Critic, Amp Your Writing Productivity

One of the key factors that keeps writers going when they hit a wall is an unapologetic belief in themselves. Their belief in the goal helps them renew their energy and reconnect to the project they want to finish. What do you do when you know you need to recharge and reset? How do you protect […]

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