There are so many posts out there (often on blogs like this one) written by editors for authors detailing how to choose the best editor for you. I might write one myself if I find something to say that hasn’t already been said. (And if I was certain it wouldn’t sound like a shameless plug for my own services. That’s not what this blog is about.) But the issue that I am going to be tackling today is the fact that on so many of these lists, you find “requirements” that weed out many […]
Welcome to November! As many of you are no doubt aware, it’s National Novel Writing Month. This is more than just a month-long, vague, awareness-spreading initiative. NaNoWriMo is an event where writers of all levels pledge to write a 50,000-word novel throughout November. Some people set a daily goal, and others—forgive me if I say they are more realistic—simply write when they can. There is a community aspect—you can share your word count and novel info, discuss writing in the forums, earn badges, and more. Read on to see how you should approach the editorial process once your novel is complete!