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.

  • Indie Publishing Roadmap: Choosing the Indie Path

    Hi, writer! Welcome to the Indie Publishing Roadmap series. This new collection of blog posts is going to highlight what you need to consider on your indie publishing journey.  Topics will include, but will not be limited to: Choosing the Indie path Editing and formatting basics Identifying your ideal reader Pre-publication tasks Today, we’re talking…

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  • When Do You Need to Hire a Book Editor?

    Have you ever looked at your manuscript, nearly finished and almost ready for revisions, and wondered when you need to get in touch with a book editor? In today’s post, I’ll be breaking down when it’s best to get on an editor’s production calendar so that you can have a smooth editing experience. Your Indie…

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  • Incorporating Subplots in Your Novel

    As an author, you want to create compelling, interesting stories, right? No matter what genre you write in, one important aspect of a compelling story is the subplot. What are subplots? Subplots are simply secondary storylines, and all forms of story have them. Novels, TV shows, movies, and even video games have secondary stories within…

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  • Creating Interesting Characters in Fiction

    Creating a new character(s) can be daunting. After all, the best stories feature engaging characters. They’re a crucial aspect of your story. Unfortunately, there’s no magic formula for creating characters your readers will love (or love to hate). There are both internal and external factors to consider that will help you create more dynamic characters…

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