Clutter Words to Cut from Your Writing - Ink and Quills
Is your writing cluttered with fluff? Here are 10+ words to cut from your writing right now for leaner, tighter prose!
12 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Book Cover Designer
Before you commit to a book cover designer, know what questions to ask them first. With so much make sure you’re hiring the right person for the job!
Karen E. Bender's Ten Ideas For Revision
￼In the first in a series of posts on 2015 books entered for The Story Prize, Karen E. Bender, author of Refund (Counterpoint Press) offers advice on polishing prose. Remember that it’s better to have a few pages of something rather than no pages of fear. Revising a story is just playing, seeing where your characters, your voice takes you. The story already exists and is waiting for you, the writer, to find it. Read over your draft, looking for the emotions that are most alive, the…