Surviving Revision Hell – Editing My Novels

When I started this journey, I had no idea it would be so hard to write a book. I thought I'd sit down and the novel would just flow from my fingertips onto the page in perfect order and sequence. Actually, writing a first draft is much easier for me than editing, outlining, doing character charts, re-writing and all the other more disciplined aspects of the craft. I love attending writers...

Nanowrimo (National November Writing Month) 2011

It's almost that time of the year again when maniacs all over the world sign up on a website (www.nanowrimo.org) and vow to write a 50,000 word novel between November 1st and November 30th.    And when I say all over the world, I mean all over the world.  There are Wrimos (Nanowrimo participants) in Africa (including, but not limited to, Israel and other countries in the Middle East), Asia,...