Hard truth: your draft might not be working. Here’s what to do next.Read More
The next step of our publishing house series takes us to the editorial department!Read More
Well hello everyone, and happy Thursday. I know these are the most uncertain times we’ve ever seen and (hopefully) will ever see, but what I also know is that consistency is key for feeling stable during uncertain times. Therefore, we continue today with the next part of our Ins and Outs of Publishing series, which…Read More
The publishing industry is kind of…wild. It is an intricate business, and one that often does not run like the outside world expects it to (i.e. it is s l o w in a world that expects things now, now, now. So, we’ve decided to break things down a bit. Let’s dive in, shall we?Read More
Almost all good writing begins with terrible first efforts. you need to start somewhere.”
You have the first draft of your novel, but now what? The process of editing can be daunting, but we have mapped out the essential first steps.Read More
You can always edit a bad page. You can’t edit a blank page.
First chapters are often the hardest part of a novel to get right, and they carry the most pressure. If you have a boring first chapter, we have four tips for improvement.Read More