Improve Your Writing Space

Like most people, I do a ton of my work at my desk. It’s cluttered, bills are stacked high, crumpled Post-It notes are scattered about, and more pens than I care to count are littered across its surface. There’s also currently homework and various craft projects taking up space. It’s embarrassing. A quick clean up…

Write Your Novel Like a Play

One of the hardest things I have taught myself to do is outline a novel before writing it. I am not a detail person when it comes to pre-planning stages, but I have found that a rough outline has helped both my writing speed and plotting. I have tried different outlining methods but have fallen…

5 Tips for Better Self-Editing

So you’ve finished your short story, novel, academic paper, etc, and are ready to start making into the polished diamond you know it can be. Editing and revision is one of the most important parts of creating. Here are a few things that you can do to improve your editing skills on your own. 1)…

3 Reasons to Hire an Editor

Everyone Needs a Second Set of Eyes Fresh eyes are always invaluable when it comes to a writing project. Whether it’s your life long novel, a piece of flash fiction, a Master’s thesis project, or your family Christmas letter, a fresh pair of eyes can help catch repeated words, missed words, language that doesn’t flow,…