Tag: editing

Taking the necessary steps

Today, I signed up at PubCrawl for a possible match up in search of a critique partner.  I have put off searching for a crit partner for over a year now due to my hectic schedule and how little time I was able to dedicate to my own writing, let alone someone else’s.  I have since …

There’s no market for that.

The first writing conference I attended was online.  You had to have either Young Adult or Middle Grade stories in order to get feedback or participate on forums.  There was a discussion panel made up of publishers, agents, and authors of children’s books where you could ask anything.  Pretty cool, right?  I was so excited to take part …

Leave it alone!

Here are my thoughts on immediately revising a first draft: Don’t do it. Just don’t. Let it sit for a while. Take the time to work on other projects, get caught up on your to read list…do anything but revise that infantile draft. I say this with a heavy heart because that seemed to be …