Tagged: Craft of Writing

Word Count is Important

Word Count is Important

Read or Listen Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “It is not length of life, but depth of life.” The same idea applies to books. You want to tell a complete story, not over-or-under tell it. Readers...

You Can Be a Writer Starting Today

You Can Be a Writer Starting Today

There are only two essential ingredients to being a writer. The first is that you have a burning desire to express yourself. The second ingredient is that you must be persistent. If you want to...

All writing is storytelling

All Writing Is Storytelling

What does a nonfiction writer do for fun? He writes fiction of course! Even though I don’t write fiction for clients, I enjoy the creative exercise. All writing is storytelling.  Not only short stories, novels,...

What a Book Editor Can Do for You

What a Book Editor Can Do for You

Most people do not understand the function of an editor.  New authors tend to think of them in terms of someone who corrects the errors they make.  That’s why new authors often seek an editor/proofreader. ...