7 Self-Editing Tips to Polish Your Writing

7 Self-Editing Tips to Polish Your Writing

Last week I published a blog post about Increasing Writing Speed and Unlocking Creativity. In that article I encouraged you to write freely for a minimum of one hour each day without stopping to second guess word choices, grammar or punctuation; however, these things are extremely important during the revision and self-editing phase, which is the next step once you've completed the first draft of your work.

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How to Craft a Compelling Opening Chapter

How to Craft a Compelling Opening Chapter

Readers often decide if they will continue with a book or abandon it within the first few pages, so your opening chapter needs to engage or hook the reader from the start.

Here are some tips to consider while crafting your opening chapter:

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