Where Do Characters Come From?

Nonfiction and editing are my bread and butter. They help pay rent on the apartment and keep the car insured. But I have been spending...

10 Reasons Why I LOVE NaNoWriMo

In case you've been living in a cave with no connection to the outside world, November is National Novel Writing Month. The goal is to ...

Making Time for Your Own Projects

I'm looking sadly at my Word folder labeled "Short Stories." Although fiction has always been my first love, I haven't touched that...

Honest But Kind

One of the very first clients who hired me to edit her novel-length manuscript sent me an email before she forwarded her prose to me. "Be...