#EditTip: Picking a Point of View

#EditTip: Picking a Point of View

Picking a point of view (POV) to tell a story from can make or break a novel. The question of which character is telling the story and why matters to both readers and writers, not to mention that choice creates a domino effect within the book that impacts many other...

#CopyEdit: 5 Weak Words to Avoid (Infographic)

Weak words to avoid in our writing abound, but a select few tend to rear their heads time and time again. Don’t sweat their occurrence in earlier drafts, but do make sure to go on a seek and destroy mission in later drafts. You might even go so far as using the...
#AmEditing: Track Changes and Comments in Word

#AmEditing: Track Changes and Comments in Word

Two indispensable editing features include the Track Changes and Comments in Word. While undeniably powerful software tools, it can be overwhelming to learn how to best work within such files. This post will familiarize beginners with essential pointers for effective...
30 #Gifts for Writers

30 #Gifts for Writers

I’ve put together a collection of gifts for writers. ¬†Each image is an Amazon affiliate link, so if you do click through and buy, I will receive a small percentage. In any case, a heartfelt thank you to all of my readers and clients for your support. This past...