Chapter length: How long is too short?

Chapter length is a decision every author has to make when putting together a novel. While less of an issue with short stories, novels have to be broken up in ways that are easily consumable by readers. There is no specific number that is the ideal length for a chapter. Like most elements of a novel, [...]

S is for Self-Editing #AtoZChallenge

S is for Self-Editing #AtoZChallenge

Self-editing is best done as a multi-stage process. Don't expect to edit everything at once and be done with it. There are a great deal of articles written about this topic and here is a link roll of them! Self-Editing Basics: 10 Simple Ways to Edit Your Own Book Self-Editing by Lori Handeland How to [...]

B is for Beat #AtoZChallenge

Beat is a word that has many different connotations ascribed to it. Even in writing, it can have multiple meanings. For instance; A beat sheet or the Beat Generation. A beat sheet is an outline structure used by writers in various different ways. It can be broken down into different types of points. Points like [...]