Writing and publishing a book is an incredible learning experience. It’s exciting, confounding, and sometimes downright scary—especially if you’re putting your life on display in a memoir. In other words, there are plenty of mistakes to be made. I thought it might be helpful to those coming down the same path to share mine—so far. … Continue reading My Mistakes – So Far
I'm still standing! As I wrote in my last blog post, I sent my manuscript off to an editor for a modified copyedit, which included feedback on the pacing of the book, whether any sections should be cut, or if there were any obvious aspects of the story that just didn’t work. I’m happy to … Continue reading Survived the Red Pen!
I took the scary and exciting step of sending my manuscript off to a professional editor! I have requested a modified copy-edit, which will also include pacing recommendations. It's scary because I wonder if my book will be slashed to bits by the red pen, and it's exciting because this brings me one step closer … Continue reading Off to the Red Pen!