Ready to edit your books from NaNoWriMo or just one you’ve had in a drawer for a while? Here are some terrific ideas from The Write Practice blog.
Here’s a great blog post (I recommend subscribing to this blog, by the way) about the nature and value of writing practice. It doesn’t mean the same thing as morning pages, though those are valuable, too, for different reasons.
Here’s a great resource to help you clean up your manuscript.
Improve your writing style with the Find tool in your word processing program. Set it to look for each of these words. Examine the sentences and eliminate any extra baggage. The difference will amaze you.
Here, on Kristen Lamb’s amazing blog for writers, is part three in a series on improving your dialogue skills. Check it out!
Here are some great tips from top professionals. I’m going to try some of them. You may too.
From Julie Hedlun’s great blog, here are Jane Yolen’s 20 rules of Writing.
Don’t miss these easy ways to improve your work.
Here’s an excellent essay about the difference between just putting words on paper and helpful writing practice.
Picture books are great for many things. Sermons and lessons? Not so much.
The link below leads to an excellent article about the difference between a book with a powerful universal theme and a teachy tome.
Check out the other articles on the site, too.