Hannah Bauman

Hannah is a professional writer and editor with a passion for helping others. When she's not editing a manuscript or blogging, you can find her exploring bookstores and restaurants in Raleigh, NC.

  • RavenCon 2018 Roundup

    RavenCon 2018 RoundUp

    Hello! Can you believe it’s almost the end of April? Just a few months ago, January felt like a year of its own, and now we’re entering the fifth month of 2018. Life is busy, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t fun. Last weekend, I attended RavenCon 2018 both as an editor and a nerd.…

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  • How to Be a Productive Writer

    How to Be a Productive Writer

    Hi, writer! How’s your writing life going? Like, how’s it really going? I’m asking because I know things can be tough to stay on track and be productive. If your writing life isn’t going the way you want it to, things can feel out of whack and out of balance. I know how that feels.…

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  • 6 Worldbuilding Basics for Speculative Fiction

    Six Worldbuilding Basics for Speculative Fiction

    This month’s blog post is devoted to worldbuilding basics. If you’ve poked around the site, or if you follow me on social media, you probably know my work focuses on science-fiction and fantasy novels. As a result, I spend my days immersed in other worlds and universes dreamt up by some amazing authors. Truth be…

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  • Affirmations for Writers

    Affirmations for Writers

    Happy New Year! With the arrival of the new year and a clean slate, you’re probably setting goals and resolutions for 2018. Some of those resolutions probably revolve around your writing life, whether it’s blogging, networking, finishing your novel, or some other creative project. I know mine do! But, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by…

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  • Why You Need a Manuscript Critique

    Manuscripts always benefit from having another set of eyes look it over, whether that’s in the form of a copy edit, a proofread, a developmental edit, or even a simple manuscript critique. Some editors might suggest not having your manuscript critiqued, and insist on developmental edits or copy edits first. After all, critiques are entirely…

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