Editing is everything. Cut until you can cut no more. What is left often springs into life. Esther Freud (via psliterary ) “Kill your darlings” isn’t always referring to characters. It’s easy to want to hang onto every word you’ve… Read more

Editing is everything. Cut until you can cut no more. What is left often springs into life. Esther Freud (via psliterary ) “Kill your darlings” isn’t always referring to characters. It’s easy to want to hang onto every word you’ve… Read more

Hey! I’m looking to put together an online writing workshop via tumblr (and other necessary social media). Any ideas on how to get started?

Hi! Hmmm, that’s a toughie. I’m familiar with Facebook groups, which are by far one of the easiest ways to do a writing workshop group. Tumblr is a little trickier. I would say to advertise it, then message people you… Read moreHey! I’m looking to put together an online writing workshop via tumblr (and other necessary social media). Any ideas on how to get started?

Hey! I’m looking to put together an online writing workshop via tumblr (and other necessary social media). Any ideas on how to get started?

Hi! Hmmm, that’s a toughie. I’m familiar with Facebook groups, which are by far one of the easiest ways to do a writing workshop group. Tumblr is a little trickier. I would say to advertise it, then message people you… Read moreHey! I’m looking to put together an online writing workshop via tumblr (and other necessary social media). Any ideas on how to get started?

“Writing is editing. Editing is writing. Writing is rewriting. and rewriting. and rewriting.”

“Writing is editing. Editing is writing. Writing is rewriting. and rewriting. and rewriting.”

Great writers aren’t great first-drafters. They’re great rewriters. Andrew Bennett (via thatlitsite)

Great writers aren’t great first-drafters. They’re great rewriters. Andrew Bennett (via thatlitsite)

11 Things I Wish I Knew Before Doing NaNoWriMo

danielle-writes: If you want/can write more than 1,667 words in a day, do it. It’ll help your wc the days you don’t want to write. Some days you won’t want to write. And that’s okay. Some days you won’t be… Read more11 Things I Wish I Knew Before Doing NaNoWriMo

11 Things I Wish I Knew Before Doing NaNoWriMo

danielle-writes: If you want/can write more than 1,667 words in a day, do it. It’ll help your wc the days you don’t want to write. Some days you won’t want to write. And that’s okay. Some days you won’t be… Read more11 Things I Wish I Knew Before Doing NaNoWriMo

Advice for First Time NaNoWriMos

fictionwritingtips: I’ll be covering a variety of topics for NaNoWriMo, but it seems like a lot of people want to know how to approach their first time writing a novel in a month. It can be scary and it might… Read moreAdvice for First Time NaNoWriMos

Advice for First Time NaNoWriMos

fictionwritingtips: I’ll be covering a variety of topics for NaNoWriMo, but it seems like a lot of people want to know how to approach their first time writing a novel in a month. It can be scary and it might… Read moreAdvice for First Time NaNoWriMos

Why does publishing take so long?

tamorapierce: This seems to be a recurring question – both one of general curiosity and, specifically, one that has been asked about the Numair books. First, please remember that while machines are involved in publishing, those involved in publishing are… Read moreWhy does publishing take so long?

Why does publishing take so long?

tamorapierce: This seems to be a recurring question – both one of general curiosity and, specifically, one that has been asked about the Numair books. First, please remember that while machines are involved in publishing, those involved in publishing are… Read moreWhy does publishing take so long?

theroughcopy: Yeah … I really don’t like it. But, since we have to do it to improve, I gathered just a few tips to get us through the revision/editing process. 1. Just Read:  I said this in a text post… Read more

theroughcopy: Yeah … I really don’t like it. But, since we have to do it to improve, I gathered just a few tips to get us through the revision/editing process. 1. Just Read:  I said this in a text post… Read more

I will proofread and edit your blog posts for $5 on www.fiverr.com

writeinspiration: writeinspiration: Hi! Check it out! I’m starting to put gigs on Fiverr now! Yay! If you want me to proofread and edit your blog posts, then I will do it for $5 via Fiverr. Honestly, I’m one of the… Read moreI will proofread and edit your blog posts for $5 on www.fiverr.com

I will proofread and edit your blog posts for $5 on www.fiverr.com

writeinspiration: writeinspiration: Hi! Check it out! I’m starting to put gigs on Fiverr now! Yay! If you want me to proofread and edit your blog posts, then I will do it for $5 via Fiverr. Honestly, I’m one of the… Read moreI will proofread and edit your blog posts for $5 on www.fiverr.com

Instead of saying, “I’m editing,” I’m going to start saying, “Let the culling begin!” and laugh maniacally. MMS (via mudkippy) ~Hmmmm, I think this could make things much more fun.~

Instead of saying, “I’m editing,” I’m going to start saying, “Let the culling begin!” and laugh maniacally. MMS (via mudkippy) ~Hmmmm, I think this could make things much more fun.~