How to Edit Your Novel

How to Edit Your Novel

You’ve finished the first draft of your novel. GREAT! Now, how do you tackle edits? We’ve got you covered. In this episode, we discuss the pros and cons of different editing methods, take a peek at how Autumn runs her edits, and what you can do if you...
Kill your Thesaurus

Kill your Thesaurus

You’ve done it before. I’ve done it before. You are editing and you hit the fifteenth time you’ve described the forest as dark. So you pull out the thesaurus and go with “gloomy,” or “shadowed.” Then move on. Really? Is that the best you’ve got? Writers get into word...
What is your project tipping point?

What is your project tipping point?

At what point does a project take on a life of its own? Or, to phrase it another way, when do you know that a project has enough momentum that you will see it to completion? For me the tipping point is chapter 10. At chapter 10 the story and characters have developed...