Writer Wednesday – 18.5 Ways to Tackle the Dreaded Edits – Part II

Last Saturday, we talked about the best way to handle edits once you have: 1. Finished your first draft 2. Taken a 4-6 week break from your manuscript 3. Completed a read through of your book and taken careful notes on things that need attention in your manuscript, including: Inconsistencies with story line or character Characters …

Creating Unforgettable Settings: Mobile, Ala.

Recently, I asked my Facebook friends about their favorite novel settings. The answers were awesome, and varied, with people mentioning everything from the graveyards of New Orleans to the Deep South and the streets of New York City to San Francisco. There’s no doubt that a novel’s setting, when done well, improves a reader’s experience. …