I’m the annoying person who, until she learned to be more polite, corrected people for saying “Mom and me” instead of “Mom and I” and “less” instead of “fewer” and “who” instead of “whom.” Now I work out my irritating grammar obsession through copy editing. I’ve been the copy editor for the undergrad lit mag Atlantis for… Continue reading 4 Comma Mistakes That Make Your Copy Editor Want to Cry
I am still a little afraid of sharing my work, and I don’t think that will ever go away. Sharing work is a crucially important part of being a writer, but that doesn’t make it less of a terrifying experience. I am afraid that my work, shrouded in secret for up to years at a… Continue reading The Casual Reader and the Ugly Baby
Here are some writerly links I found interesting this month! I hope you do, too…
Look up at the header. Now look at this. Now look at the headers of all my other blog posts. Now look back here. All of my graphics (with the exceptions of photos/screenshots I take myself) are made by me from scratch–with a tool called Canva.com.
Today I want to bring back the Monday Writing Articles series and talk about Pronoun, a fantastic tool I found for those interested in eBook publishing.
In an increasingly digital age, authors and readers can connect more easily than ever before. For indie authors and authors with small presses, cultivating a social media presence becomes more and more important. Twitter is the primary social media for the writing community, but I believe that Instagram, despite being image-based instead of text-based, is… Continue reading Instagram for Authors
With the turn of the year, resolutions are common. I’ve already made mine, but there are things on my writing bucket list that I don’t necessarily want to do this year. With that in mind, while doing my New Year’s Resolutions, I also came up with a list to accomplish in the long-term. Thus was born… Continue reading Writing Bucket List
The new year’s approach always brings a slew of resolutions, and I am no exception to the rule. I would like to take some time to reflect on the things I have accomplished as a writer this year and the things I hope to accomplish next year.
Why is it easier for me to write more consistently during NaNoWriMo than any other time of the year? This is a question I ask myself very frequently.