Editing software can't replace a human editor, but if you present him with a well-edited, highly-polished text, an editor will be able to focus on your content and ideas rather than your syntax and word choice.
The emotional map of your book is different than the plot, though the two are tightly related. Being aware of this emotional current can bring clarity to your writing, and is a powerful way to progress your story.
NaNoWriMo’s Executive Director, Grant Faulkner, joined our December #BBchat Twitter Chat to discuss the revision process and what next steps writers should take with their novel in order to be successful.
How much of your precious time do you save to read about writing? Here are five critical reasons for spending some of your invaluable "off-writing" time reading advice about the craft and process of writing.
In your attempt to create characters your readers crave, these five steps can help you get to know and understand your players well enough to write living, breathing three-dimensional characters on the page.