Category: writing advice

A New Way To Edit

17th December, 2012

Today, I discovered something awesome on my Kindle Touch–Text to speech.
I had uploaded a current copy of my ms, turned on text-to-speech and read along with the feminine computer voice. What makes this an interesting way to edit, is HEARING your story. I’m sure you’ve heard before about reading …

Present Tense

19th August, 2012

I don’t know about you, but I can’t recall any books I’ve read that are written in present tense. I did read YOU by Charles Benoit, but that was written in 2nd person POV. I think that’s the only reason I want to say it’s in present tense.
Well, my current …

Keeping the Balance

8th December, 2011

It’s not easy working, writing, having kids, blogging, tweeting and having a social life–and those are only a few activities I mentioned, I left out para-sailing and bungee jumping. Everyone is busy. Finding spare time in the day to work on your novel and watch Man vs Food can be …

Blogs to follow

28th October, 2011

There are so many wonderful blogs out there, it’s hard to figure out which ones you should be following constantly. For the sake of space, I’ve listed a few essentials. Since I write YA, you’ll see a theme, but overall these are gems and if you already follow all of …