Monthly Archives: February 2018

Rule 7. Finish your WIPs

So often writers begin a project, then—SQUIRREL! They get distracted by an idea for another project and drop everything to  


Rule 6. If you can, join a good critiquing group. Other writers will make your work better and vice versa.

It’s difficult beginning a writing career. For the most part you’ve no idea how good you are. Sure, your family thinks you’re the next bestseller, and your friends [..]


Rule 5. Learn to spell. Editors aren’t your personal spellchecker.

Believe it or not editors are on your side. They want you to succeed because your success is their success. They also know that, no matter how perfect [..]