POV, one of the writer’s most versatile tools. And a big head-scratcher. Should you use third person or first? Limited or omniscient? How do you avoid headhopping? Just who is telling the story–and when? Tonight on The Writer’s Journey, we’re pulling back the curtain on POV with editor Mia Kleve. Past, present, and future, no […]
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The No Safe Words editrixes are back, this time to discuss ways you can bring those editing costs down. We’ll talk self-editing tips, handling beta readers, a checklist for every author, and consider cheaper editing options such as reducing the project scope and hiring on freelancer platforms.
Are you thinking of doing some editing but aren’t sure how to give useful feedback on your friend’s manuscript? Looking for a more helpful response than “Yeah, I liked it…” or “No, the book’s total trash”? In tonight’s episode, the No Safe Words editors talk about setting up expectations and goals for the editing process, […]
Calling all cowboys and cowgirls of every stripe! In this episode, we get into the true history of the American West. The wide-open range is at your fingertips. Professor Art T. Burton, award-winning author and professor of American history, is here to help us rediscover the wonders of the Wild West. Tonight, we talk about […]
Editor and writing coach Clark Chamberlain joins us tonight to unpack a process he calls masterminding, collaborating with a partner to develop your plot. We’ll talk brainstorming techniques, plot development, and knowing when to stop niggling and start writing in tonight’s episode of The Writer’s Journey. Photo: Per Lööv, Unsplash
Reach even more readers with a bit of research. We’re talking military history tonight! Why is that important? Realistic immersion for your readers. We’ll be talking about researching for your plot, making rounded characters, writing kickass action scenes, and the utilizing power of Handwavium. Do you get dinged in reviews for seemingly trivial errors about […]