Tag Archive: Editing

An Update on My Next Novel

As promised, here’s an update on my next book! On Tuesday I sent my fifth novel to my publisher. I don’t have a release date or a title yet, but I’m excited that… Continue reading

March Book Madness: 7 Editing Strategies

Today I’m over at Rebecca Belliston’s blog as part of her annual March Book Madness. Click on the picture or link below to read some tips on refining your manuscript. Every year Rebecca gets… Continue reading

Kanab Writers Conference

This past weekend I taught at the Kanab Writers Conference. Rather than making the nice people who attended my class write everything down, I told them I’d post this to my website (I… Continue reading

Advice for Aspiring Writers

I’ve had a few requests for a post like this, so here it is! I don’t consider myself an expert on writing—I’ve only written 3 ½ books, after all—but I hope these tips… Continue reading

Typos and Plot Holes: An Ode to Error

For this blog post, I’m going to make fun of myself and some of the crazy stuff I find in first drafts of my novels. I hope you’ll laugh with me. If you… Continue reading

How to cut out 16% of your manuscript and still like your novel

This spring I submitted novel number two to my publisher. They took a few months to look it over and have the evaluators analyze it, then got back to me this summer. Overall,… Continue reading