Not All Flags Are Red

I’ve talked about red flags in publishing and I’ll continue to do so because predatory people and companies prey on those who haven’t had the opportunity to learn what they need to in the industry, but it’s also important to know that not all flags we see are red. We have to be vigilant, but […]

Dealing With Rejection in Writing

Writers hear the word no a lot. How can we move forward?

You’ve finished your manuscript, you’ve got a query, and now you’re pitching to agents and publishers. You’re so full of hope and excitement. You check your email, and there’s a response! Excitedly, you open it only to read, “thanks, but no thanks.” That “no” is hard to read, but you’re a creative. It’s part of […]

The Red Flags of Publishing

Learn the red flags of publishing.

Publishing is the goal for any writer. After all, why write if no one is going to read it? Unfortunately, there are a lot of people and businesses out there who prey upon the uninformed. It’s hard to know who to trust and who has our best interests in mind, especially when the golden apple […]

Why Do I Need to Do a Develomental Edit?

A writer needs to get their manuscript developmentally edited prior to publication

“I’m going to get my book traditionally published, so I don’t need to worry about a developmental editor.” That statement, while once true, is no longer as accurate as we thought. During the long months of the pandemic many people turned to their computers to write the book they had been thinking about writing . […]