Writing Update

I took the last few weeks off from weekly blog posts because I was working hard on draft four of Daughter of Sorcery. And now it's done! I sent it off to a potential publisher a few days ago, and I sent it to a few more alpha readers too. I'm really proud of how … Continue reading Writing Update

What does my editing process look like?

When you’re editing a paper for school, you check for spelling errors, grammar mistakes, and citation accuracy. When you’re editing a 400-page book, you do that too (minus citations, probably), but not until you’ve done a TON of other edits. First you consider plot arcs, character arcs, world building, emotional impact, tension, pacing, believability, etc. … Continue reading What does my editing process look like?

When is it getting published?

When I tell people I’ve written a book, a common question I get asked is, “When is it getting published?” To which I want to respond, “It’s complicated.” First, you shouldn’t write a book and immediately publish it. It probably isn’t very good. Even if you’ve already written and published twenty books, your first draft … Continue reading When is it getting published?