Writing Exercise: Copy from Your Favorite Book

A while back, I read somewhere that in order to feel, physically and mentally, what it’s like to write “good writing,” you should type up a passage or even a full chapter of your favorite author’s work. I do take some issue now with the implication that the words you’re reading from your favorite author … Continue reading Writing Exercise: Copy from Your Favorite Book

5 Reasons to Have a CP (Beyond Manuscript Critiques)

There are all sorts of articles online that detail the benefits of having a critique partner and the types of feedback to offer them. They speak the truth—well, many of them, at least… I don’t know what you read—it is wonderful to get feedback about your WIP. Your CP’s critiques help you revise your story … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Have a CP (Beyond Manuscript Critiques)