Do you need to use a professional editor?
Researching the genre for your novel allows you to have information about who reads the genre, where they get information about the genre, and more.
Criticism is something you’re going to have to get a thick skin about.
...the word processor is not always right.
It is all dependent on the mood you’re trying to build.
My grammar nerd is showing so be warned
When you’re writing your story, you need to decide which POV you will use.
Take a deep breath and relax. It’s a rough draft, you don’t have a final word count.
The really short and somewhat snarky answer to this question is write!
Barbara Ardinger is an editor I've used and trust. When I edit, she's my go to person for questions because of her background and her extensive knowledge. I asked her to share some of her knowledge in a post. Here is one snippet of what she does. Trying to finish your book or magazine article? … Continue reading A Fresh Pair of Eyes