Writing Tips

Your Editing Toolbox

If you haven’t read your manuscript, fiction or nonfiction, at least three-to-five times, you’re not ready to publish it yet. Use Control+F The little command of Control+F on your computer can be a lifesaver. Use it to find all the unnecessary words in your manuscript like “that” or “had” and then eliminate most of them. […]

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Stories to Read

The Budding of a Writer

They said it couldn’t be done. “You never get your first piece published. Be prepared for rejection and try, try, again.” When I submitted my first written piece to a publisher, I didn’t know that axiom. I sent it off and hoped for the best. Not receiving an immediate reply, I shrugged my shoulders and […]

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