Editing Tips from the Anxious

I wanted to share some editing tips. My anxiety actually makes me a decent editor! Although I am not a professional or even partially good at grammar, I have a few ideas for you! Read your manuscript out loud: This is so important because reading out loud and reading in your head is very different. … Continue reading Editing Tips from the Anxious

My Outlining Process

This is a looooooooooong post: Prepare yourself. I am an avid outliner. A lot of people who talk about outlining, get real technical, real quick which I think dissuades some people who are less technical, from doing outlining. I hope my strategy is easy, but also detailed enough to help you perfect your time management and … Continue reading My Outlining Process

Not dead…

That face up there... That's why you haven't heard from me. I am full blown engulfed in editing Michael Taylor Part Two (Untitled) and I have to tell you, this book sucks!!! First of all, gimme my props for admitting that. Second, let me tell you why the first draft of my new book sucks: 1. I … Continue reading Not dead…

Everything happens for a reason: A lesson

My last post was very timely... So remember the story I was talking about in my last post.... Well, I was scouting around for somewhere to submit that story, even before I submitted it to those editors. I found a perfect anthology about Domestic Violence that the story would fit into but the deadline was … Continue reading Everything happens for a reason: A lesson

Lovers Quarrel

So, I think I announced a few months ago that I was having a story published. Yea well that went down the drain...   The issue wasn't like the picture above, but I liked the picture. lol. I'll make this story short because I'm so over it. The publisher asked me to make changes and I was … Continue reading Lovers Quarrel