Writing and Self Publishing a book isn’t hard. In fact, it’s too easy, and that’s what trips most people up. Write some words, format it correctly, throw it on KDP, and you have a published book. The hard part’s doing it right. Quick Links Planning/Outlining Writing Editing Publishing Books Tools Recommended Blogs Recommended Podcasts In…Continue reading How to Write & Self Publish a Book — The Ultimate Guide
How much insight do readers have into the authors mind when it comes to editing a book? Not much I imagine. I wonder what readers picture when they consider what editing a novel feels like. From what I hear, it goes a little something like so: A common conception of editing The writer drafts in…Continue reading How does it feel to edit a book
How to find beta readers and run the perfect beta read Running a beta read can be daunting, especially if you’re popping your beta reading cherry. If you’re just learning what a beta read is, want to improve your outcomes, or need an easy to follow a process, this post is for you. I recently…Continue reading A complete guide to beta reading
Updated Sept. 30, 2019 Behind the scenes of favorite books can be a complicated place, especially when you’re talking about different types of editing. There are many stages of editing. For each stage, there’s a differnt type of editor specializing in that exact part of the process. In this post, I’ll break down editors into…Continue reading A quick guide to the different types of editing — From content & line editors to beta readers & more.
Improving writing quality is hard. Especially when you’re working on your own. There are so many things to juggle. Character motivations. Grammar. Setting the scene effectively. Not to mention pure entertainment value. Becoming a better writer takes practice and persistence. But it can be a helluva lot easier when you have a straightforward list of…Continue reading 41 Questions to Improve Your Writing and Critiquing
Becoming a better writer takes more than just practice. It takes a process. In this post I’ll show you my process of how to become a better writer using The Critique Feedback Loop