Learning from My Mistakes—Why the Blog Series?

Guest Post: Suzan Lauder shares with us what inspired her newest blog post series. I’m a reader more than I’m a writer. At any given point in time, I’m reading 7 or 8 books and stories, which tends to include … Read More

Smart Authors Self-Edit Spelling

You wondered about the title, right? “But the spell checker does that! Not always? What makes for a smart author, and how does this apply to me?” We know from previous posts that smart authors self-edit their weakest areas to … Read More

Learning from my Mistakes: What’s Chunking?

Writer’s block. Editing block. What do do? Some recommend handwriting out your scene to get it out of your head. Blocking out the future sections with ideas on post-it notes can help if your problem is flow or outline. Printing … Read More

Better Self-Editing is a Good Place to Start Learning from My Mistakes!

Some authors sit down to write, and the words just flow out of them. They do a brain dump, quickly scan and make a few minor changes, and voila, they have a novel. It’s not that easy for me. I … Read More

Behind the desk of an Austenesque Editor

Christina Boyd Visits Just Jane 1813 – An Interview & a Giveaway Reposted from JustJane1813.com hosted by Claudine Today I look forward to sharing with my Just Jane 1813 readers a visit with Christina Boyd, an Austenesque editor that I have … Read More

A thought for you…

Okay, friends.  Its time to talk about something important.  I recently had a thought (yeah, okay I walked into that one… I happen to have many thoughts – thank. you. very. much.) Yes, a lot of my thoughts these days tend to … Read More

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