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5 Reasons You’re Struggling with Your Revision (And How to Fix Them)

5 Reasons You’re Struggling with Your Revision (And How to Fix Them)

When it comes to preparing your book for public consumption, you have to revise it. Sometimes getting that underway can be more daunting than expected.
Working With an Editor: Six Reasons You Should Swallow Your Fear and Hire a Professional

Working With an Editor: Six Reasons You Should Swallow Your Fear and Hire a Professional

The process of writing a book can be frightening enough, but sharing it will someone whose job is to find problems can be even more terrifying.
What To Do When You’ve Made A Mess Of Your MS

What To Do When You’ve Made A Mess Of Your MS

Few things are as frustrating as a WIP that is full of problems. Don't just sit there slamming your head into your keyboard. Check out this article.
When Are You Ready for Professional Editing?

When Are You Ready for Professional Editing?

At some point, you will need to engage with a professional editor for your book. Wondering when that point is? Dive into this article to get clarity.
Ways to Spot Plot Holes in Your Story and Fix Them

Ways to Spot Plot Holes in Your Story and Fix Them

It's frustrating to discover an unexpected hole in the plot of your story. Don't worry! Here are some straightforward tips to get you back on track.
5 Signs Your Characters Need More Depth

5 Signs Your Characters Need More Depth

Want to ensure that your readers are thoroughly engaged in your writing? Then one of the most important elements is the depth of the characters.
4 Reasons Why You MUST Wait Before Moving On Your Manuscript

4 Reasons Why You MUST Wait Before Moving On Your Manuscript

Once you finish that first draft, you're often excited and ready to take the next steps toward publishing. WAIT! Here's why you need to step back.
How to save a bundle on editing costs – without sacrificing quality

How to save a bundle on editing costs – without sacrificing quality

Quality editing is one of the most important elements of creating a successful book. However, you don't have to spend a fortune to do it right.
Your Characters Are Not You

Your Characters Are Not You

New writers can often fall into the trap of writing characters that are very similar to themselves. While occasionally useful, one must tread carefully.
Finding the Heart of Your Story

Finding the Heart of Your Story

When your story seems to have it all but is still lacking something, then it might be time to dig deeper. This method might just do the trick.
10 Self-Editing Tips

10 Self-Editing Tips

Before you send your book to your editor, be sure to give it one more review. Not sure what to look for? Then follow these professional editing tips.
10 Simple Steps For Revising Your Draft

10 Simple Steps For Revising Your Draft

Editing your work can be a daunting task. Simplify the process by following these ten simple steps in order to create a significantly better final draft.