Three Questions to ask after You Finish Your First Draft

Congratulations! If you’re reading this, then you’ve probably finished the first draft of your novel. What an amazing achievement! You’ve proved you have the discipline to sit down and write a book; the most important part of being an author! Celebrate! Take a breath! And then buckle down, because the work’s not done yet… The Read More

My Top Two Tips to Get Through Revisions

After months of getting rejections for my novella, this past week, I got a revise and resubmit. I was just about to begin revisions on my seventh book, and this – though good news – meant that I’d have to revise my novella as well. I was feeling overwhelmed. Anxious. Because no matter how many Read More

My Love/Hate Relationship with Revisions

Hate is probably too strong a word here. But I don’t think there is a word to describe the anticipation and trepidation you feel when you expect revisions from your editor. You check your emails every day, relieved and disappointed when you don’t see a new mail in your inbox. If there is a new Read More