Last weekend, I attended the South Dakota Festival of Books in Brookings, SD. For two days, I talked about writing and books with dozens of… Read More »The South Dakota Festival of Books: From the Front Lines
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Somerset Maugham supposedly gave this answer to the question of whether he writes on a schedule or only when he is struck by inspiration: “I… Read More »9 Fun Facts about National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Copyediting. Line editing. Developmental editing. What’s the difference?! “Editing” is a pretty all-inclusive term. Many people use it interchangeably with “proofreading,” thinking the goal is… Read More »Copyediting. Line editing. Developmental editing. What’s the difference?!