Four Tips for Writing Book Reviews

Four Tips for Writing Book Reviews

Everyone who reviews books does so differently, but these are the things I find helpful when I’m reading reviews to decide whether or not I want to pick up a book. I also try to include a lot of the information below in my reviews on Goodreads or the rare review...

Writing Report for 2014 and a Preview of 2015

I saved the weakest of my reports for last. Writing in 2014 Writing in 2014 wasn’t what I wanted it to be. The biggest issue I had was that the manuscript I’ve been working on for a very long time has reached a bit of an impasse. I’ve tried to edit...

Editing Report for 2014 and a Preview of 2015

Editing is my primary source of freelancing income so it’s fortunate that I can say I did a lot of it last year. Today, I’ll take a look at the projects I took on in 2014 and what I hope to do this year. Editing in 2014 I did a LOT of editing in 2014. When...
Editing ‘The Last Superhero’

Editing ‘The Last Superhero’

When Astrid asked me to edit “The Last Superhero,” a lot of thoughts went through my mind. It wasn’t my first full-length novel. I’d edited at least half a dozen before this one. It wasn’t even my first time editing her work – I’ve edited two full-length novels and...
Course Review – Character Development Intensive

Course Review – Character Development Intensive

Over the years, I’ve taken multiple courses online from Gotham Writers at writingclasses.com. Most of their online courses are 6-10 weeks long and include weekly lessons to read and discuss with your classmates, exercises to complete on your own, homework with...