Category Archives: Writing tips

7+ Tips for editing and proofreading your rough draft

If editing is your least favorite part of writing, this post is for you!   I will show you 7+ tips for editing and proofreading your rough draft and take your book to the next level. I’ve just finished the final, final, final edits for Snow White and the Eighth Dwarf. Proofreading it was a…

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17 Writing tips to increase your word count

2016’s NaNoWriMo is behind us. Officially, I wrote 56K words, slightly under the 57K I wrote in July (that was a I-need-to-finish-this-book project rather than an off-month NaNo draft). Writing at such a speed requires a different type of discipline. Here are 17 writing tips I learned that made the process easier: Create a writing…

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Neil Gaiman’s Top 10 Rules for Success

10 Rules for Success As we’ve discussed in previous posts, and here and here, November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Participants try to write 50K words in 30 days. We all need a little writing love during this month, so I’ve brought you a video of Neil Gaiman’s top 10 rules for success. I…

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