My answer: It depends. Here are four questions you can ask yourself to gauge when hiring an editor may be the right choice for you.
Category: Writing Tips & Tricks
Get to Know Your Characters in 4 Steps
Sometimes characters appear in your mind fully-formed, and sometimes you have to really fight to get to know them. Here are four methods I've found helpful in the past.
9 ways to re-inspire your writing
What do you do when you're halfway through a draft and all of the excitement has faded? Here are a few tried and true strategies that I use to fall back in love with my project.
A writing routine to fast draft your novel
I recently revamped my writing process to great success an am excited to share it with you!
How to approach writing a new genre
Inspired by a story outside your usual genre? Don't worry - these five tips will help you transition to create a great novel!
Should you write more than one novel at a time?
There's lot of resources out there doling out tips on how to balance writing multiple projects. But I'm taking a step back to focus on if you should.
5 writing reference books you need on your shelf
I've read quite a few books on writing over the years, and it's hard to know which ones hold the most value. So today I am sharing of my favorites!
How to develop your writing strengths and weaknesses
Strengths and weaknesses - we've all got them. And now that you know how to identify yours, it's time to talk about to how to progress your writing by developing those strong and weaker areas.
My favorite literary villains (and why they work so well)
Crafting a compelling villain isn't as easy as it seems. But you can learn the best how-to's by studying some of your favorite bad guys!
The 10 best writing tips I’ve ever received
There's a lot of awesome and a lot of not-so-great advice floating around are there. But these are the best tips I've received and might help you too!