Writing is more than typing frantically at a keyboard. Alas, we get ideas and have to work them into stories, while making sure that the final product meets our original intent and the desires of our readers. What does that process look like?
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Previously, we talked about how self-editing is a no-no. But that’s not entirely valid. Self-editing is an important part of the process, when applied properly and not overexerted. How do you go about it? What kind of limitations do you need to set?
You’ve been refining and revising your book forever. You’ve got a beautiful cover and the book’s been edited by a pro. The question remains: am I ready to publish? How do you know when it’s time to hit publish?
As much as we love stimulants and late-night writing sessions, sleep is a very important of personal maintenance. It’s vital to your success and health. No two ways about it. Enough of the “never stop working” idea. We need rest.
It seems fairly straightforward, but we’re here today to talk about why every writer should read. How much of your time should you spend reading? What kind of stuff should you read? What should you not read?
When you publish your book, there’s a chance—no, a guarantee—that someone won’t like it. It’s easy enough to deal with positive reviews. You share them, get excited, and move forward. What happens when you get a bad review? What should you do?