Grammarly Review: Automatic Proofreader

Please vote for my novel, The Grim Reaper: And Company! on Kindle Scout here: https://kindlescout.amazon.com/p/X0Z1F8GSDDVB I recently told my husband that for every hour I spend writing, I spend three more editing. It’s a rough guess–I spend much more on some areas and less in others, but as a rule, I don’t especially enjoy editing. That’s why I … More Grammarly Review: Automatic Proofreader

What to Cut?

Sometimes, it’s obvious what needs to go for your novel to reach perfection. Some odd scenes and moments that don’t really fit in with anything or that are very clumsily written are easy to say no to, even if they seemed like a good idea at the time. Others might be sections that you are … More What to Cut?

Stimulate Your Ears, Stimulate Your Book: Reading Aloud and Listening to Music

Writing is often a very quiet and private experience for me. I curl up on a corner of a couch with a mug of hot tea, flex my fingers, and then write for as long as I can, avoiding distractions and other people whenever possible. However, I have learned that sometimes, especially when editing a … More Stimulate Your Ears, Stimulate Your Book: Reading Aloud and Listening to Music

It’s June!

Aaaand, it’s June! A great month to finish that novel and get those writing muscles back in gear! I’m busy this week with Book-In-A-Week, where I’m writing a story about a girl who gets kidnapped by gypsies (no idea where that’s going, but I’m hoping to tie it into another novel I’m trying to finish), doing … More It’s June!