Today's guest post comes from Kimberly Hunt, freelance developmental editor with Revision Division.
Let’s set expectations from the start. I am NOT a writer. Through extensive reading, professional training, and my experience as a developmental editor, I’ve learned the essentials of genres. A novel can contain elements from multiple
Critics got you down? Are you your worst critic? Time to get over the negativity and get down to writing!
Today we are joined by Jeyna Grace - author of The Slave Prince, The Battle for Oz, and Whispers of the Wind.
Welcome, Jeyna! The Slave Prince and The Battle for Oz, both deal with retelling well-known stories, with a fantasy twist. Can you tell us a little bit about what
After completing the Margaret Atwood MasterClass, I was excited to begin another of their writing courses. The Judy Blume class was an obvious pick, as I fell in love with Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret as a child.
Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret.
My first piece of advice to those who are considering a MasterClass.com All Access Pass is
Part one of a multi-part series about putting your best book out there when self-publishing. In this part, we talk about formatting the manuscript.
Searching for an app that inspires and stimulates your creative flow? Writerly might be just what you’re looking for.
We all need an editor. Sure, asking friends or family can help, but sometimes you need an impartial set of eyes to look over your work. Having someone else to catch those simple errors or mistakes in flow is necessary for any writer. Many apps have arrived online over the
It's a new year, and at Writing Bloc we're taking the opportunity to set some intentions for 2019, both as a group and individually as writers. Expect Writing Bloc to grow throughout the year as we continue to find additional ways to support the writing community. We checked in with
Want to improve your writing? Learn another language!
I know. You might be saying, "But...writing in English is hard enough. Why would I waste my time with any other language?"
It's simple, really. Writing, as with any intense activity, is best performed after a good warm up. Your brain is about to
Writing and editing are two different things.
Writing itself should be a simple task. All you have to do is put one word after the other, form sentences, form ideas, and make everything you've done come together into one great work that is sure to express your heart and soul exactly