Volunteering at the Florida Writers Conference: 2017

The writing life, they say, is a solitary adventure. You get up, hopefully you get some exercise and the obligatory cup of coffee. And then you write. Or revise, edit, illustrate, market or whatever else you need to do to keep your career afloat. All of these tend to be fairly solitary pursuits. But the … Continue reading Volunteering at the Florida Writers Conference: 2017

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Three Types of Professional Editing and Why You Need Them

If you've been in the writing game for more than a week you've probably heard the following advice: Have your manuscript professionally edited. It's good advice. The Ailment(s) Writers who edit their own work face the pitfall of brain/eye dysplasia. It works like this: Your brain knows what it meant to write. Your fingers did … Continue reading Three Types of Professional Editing and Why You Need Them