Category Archives: self-publishing

YA Novel contest for everyone

Here’s a YA novel writing contest to consider from Writer’s Digest: http://tinyurl.com/nz6n2p8 @chucksambuchino  

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Funds for writers

Just what the title says. Funds for writers. Check out this awesome site: http://fundsforwriters.com/

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Nasty words

I have compiled a list of words that (I believe) should be eliminated or replaced in a creative manuscript. Of course there are exceptions to any rule but here is my list of – nasty words. Very, almost, of course, … Continue reading

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Rewriting, the path to a great story

The first draft is tough. Plotting, conflict, character development and endings all present a daunting challenge. Now the rewrite. Here is where the real inspiration comes in. It takes courage to cut superfluous and redundant dialogue as the word count … Continue reading

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3by3 Writing Method for Novels

It’s not easy to plan a book. This little gem helps you define your story BEFORE you start the process of writing. Take a look. It’s a fill-in-the-blank book that will jump start your book! http://www.amazon.com/3by3-Writing-Method-Finish-Workbook-ebook/dp/B00C89OQ9W/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1444189072&sr=1-1&keywords=kindle+steven+e+browne

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