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Ten Things to Consider When Revising Your Novel

Revising a novel can be “like beating up a nice friend.” Without a little pummeling, all you have is a “nice draft”.

The Art & Science of World Building: The Tools You Need...

World building spices real physical and social facts with the author’s imagination to create a civilization, a political structure, a culture and zeitgeist as backdrop and influence to story. Writers define world-building as the process of constructing an imaginary world, usually associated with a fictional universe.

Ten Questions You Need to Ask Your Characters Before They Can...

our story lives and breathes through your characters. Through them your premise, idea and your plot come alive. Characters give your story meaning; they draw in the reader who lives the journey through them. Without them you wouldn’t have a story—you’d have a treatise.

Nothing New Under the Sun

How does an editor manage to still be moved by a story when she has to sift through ever-growing stacks of unsolicited manuscripts, looking...