I first met Sara Grant at her workshop on editing (a workshop I highly recommend) when, of course, I asked if she would be willing to provide a post for this blog. Being the lovely lady she is, she said yes. So here in a nutshell is her wisdom on the editing process.
Rough First Drafts and Rigorous Revision
You’ve finished the first draft of your novel. Stop. Celebrate. Take a much needed break. Once you are refreshed…
Happy New Year to everyone. Here’s hoping 2013 brings us all writing successes and is a time when our dreams will be fulfilled. To kick off the new year here’s a guest post from Nick Cross, who blogs over at Who Ate My Brain.
Eight Rules for Better Action Writing
I’ve always loved action sequences in films. Maybe it’s a boy thing, but I can’t get enough of inventive, kinetic, thrilling scenes that make me feel as if I’m dodging every punch. When I began writing novels, I naturally found myself adding fast-paced set pieces to liven up my plotline. However, I quickly discovered three things: Continue reading →