30 Minutes to Better Writing NOW

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In the last few weeks, I've talked about how awesome face-to-face meetings with your writing / critique partner can be. Not only are these sessions more immediate and collaborative, they also save you time! This week I want to check in with you guys. Has anyone actually done it? Have you talked with your writing … Continue reading 30 Minutes to Better Writing NOW

30 minutes to better writing: How to Talk to Your Writing Partner (Yes, actually talk!)

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While you need to write as often as possible to improve your skills, what I'm suggesting is spending thirty minutes a week or a month talking to someone about your writing. Here's how a half hour conversation with a carefully chosen critique partner or trusted confidant can make you a better writer.

Books on Editing: The Little Book of Self-Editing for Writers by Bridget McKenna

What how-to editing book will help YOU hone your self-editing skills? This series of editing book reviews will help you figure it out.

Books on Editing: Edit Your Damn Book by James Osiris Baldwin

What how-to editing book will help YOU hone your self-editing skills? This series of editing book reviews will help you figure it out.

3 Ways Editing is like Dealing with an Unruly Toddler

The end of the year is all about looking back on twelve months, 52 weeks, 365 days of living. And this sort of retrospection is important in our writing lives as well as in our personal lives. That's what last week's post was about how to approach something you wrote in the past with an … Continue reading 3 Ways Editing is like Dealing with an Unruly Toddler