Story Editing: The Questgiver

Story Editing: The Questgiver

One of the main challenges of being an editor is helping writers grow into better versions of themselves. Not the kind of writers you’d like them to be (more like yourself, obviously), but more like the writers they have the potential to become. To help people grow...
How To Write Better Story Hooks

How To Write Better Story Hooks

One of the main challenges of being an editor is helping writers grow into better versions of themselves. Not the kind of writers you’d like them to be (more like yourself, obviously), but more like the writers they have the potential to become. To help people grow...
How Resting Makes You a More Productive Writer

How Resting Makes You a More Productive Writer

A two-week-long vacation in Spain gave me plenty of time to reflect on how chronically stressed, overworked, and driven to the edge by my own stubbornness I was. And how spending more time on my writing, resulted in getting less of it done. I have to ask, what about...
Vacation Break (Until 26th of May)

Vacation Break (Until 26th of May)

I’ll be out on vacation until the 26th of May. I will check in occasionally to reply to messages, but for the most part, I’ll be too busy baking my backside on the beach and drinking far more than necessary or, in fact, advisable. Like you, I spend most of...
Make Sure Your Manuscript is Taken Seriously

Make Sure Your Manuscript is Taken Seriously

Despite there being a whole trove of material on writing well, every publisher out there keeps being flooded with manuscripts repeating the same few mistakes over and over. This isn’t a problem. Rather, it’s an opportunity if you make your manuscript stand out. Take...