Finding Time to Write

This week gave me several bonus opportunities.

While this week was certainly busy, it also give me multiple opportunities—expected and unexpected—to work on my writing.

Wednesday morning I reported for jury duty. As I waited to hear if I’d be empaneled, I got to sit in a large room with several hundred others. … Continue reading

Yes, I’ll Edit Your Sample Chapters

Send an agent only your best work.

The author had finished his novel, but knew it wasn’t quite ready to send to an agent. He wanted the sample chapters in his proposal to make a great first impression—and he’d get one chance.

So he asked if I’d help. Would I edit just his … Continue reading

A Task Too Big

Take it a little at a time.

If you’re daunted by writing your book, consider this old joke:

How do you eat an elephant?
One bite at a time.

Still, authorship means more than writing one word after another. You face multiple tasks. But broken into many small steps, any … Continue reading