Editing: How I Do It

I’ve been spending this year editing my novel. Again. So far, I’ve been writing and re-writing my novel for 18 months. Currently, I’m on the fourth major rewrite, which should be the last. By the time I reach the two year mark in September, I should be almost there. Of that …

My Outlining Process

I’ve been trying to pin down my process for outlining a novel. There are many,  many different methods out there, and the method that’s best is the one that works for you, not the one that works for everyone else. Unfortunately, when you’re just starting out, this means the process …

Do I Need An Editor?

When I started writing my novel (I’ve currently nearly finished the second draft!) I joined the online writing site Scribophile. Before I joined Scrib, if you’d asked me what editing was, I’d have said that after you’d written your book, you gave it to an editor, and they corrected any mistakes you’d …