• A Book Editor’s NaNoWriMo Experience

    With the new month here (I’m writing this in December 2019) and the end of NaNoWriMo, I wanted to write about my experience as a book editor and writing coach taking part in this popular writing challenge. My Fiction Writing Background Before we get started, I think it’s important that you know where I’m coming…

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  • Gift Guide for Writers

    As the winter holidays approach, you may be wondering what to gift the writer in your life. Perhaps it’s the middle of the year but you need a gift for a writer friend. No matter when you’re looking for a present for a writer, and no matter your budget, here are some useful, versatile gifts…

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  • Should You Participate in NaNoWriMo?

    In case you don’t already know NaNoWriMo stands for “National Novel Writing Month.” A bunch of writers all over the world take up the challenge of writing (at least) 50,000 words in the month of November.  It’s a lot of fun, and it’s a great way to build your author network and meet other writers.…

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