• What will you get when you hire me to edit your book?

    What will you get when you hire me to edit your book? This is a reasonable question since I could be a complete scam artist about to run off with your money. I know you don’t particularly care about my training, other than to hope I’ve had some. Yes, indeedy, there are people out there […]

  • How fiction writers benefit from swipe files

    What is a swipe file? Swipe files are well known in the copywriting business. When you come across a really good piece of copy, you save it to your swipe file. Then, when you are stuck for ideas, you have some inspiring writing to check out. So, want to know how fiction writers benefit from […]

  • The #1 thing writers need to succeed

    The #1 thing writers need to succeed What’s the #1 thing writers need to succeed? Is it a particular word processing program? Is it a particular writing app? Perhaps it’s attending a particular writing school? Or maybe it’s a question of networking or building up a big social media following? There’s no doubt some of […]

  • Does your desk look like a bombsite?

    Hey, editors and/or writers! Does your desk look like a bombsite? Welcome to my life. The situation is so bad, I’m not even going to cough up photographic evidence. You’re just going to have to take my word for it. And my word on this is gospel. There are papers all over the place, a […]