January 3, 2017

First, Finish the MS — by Andy Scheer

Don’t hire an editor too soon. How much would I charge to edit his manuscript, came the inquiry from a first-time author. He said he was […]
November 30, 2016

Your Name is Your Brand by Diana Flegal

Once in a while I like to remind writers of a few basic things that will help them when they communicate with editors and agents. Today’s […]
November 29, 2016

Historic Colors, Flavors — by Andy Scheer

Historic Colors, Flavors — by Andy Scheer Looking for authentic 1950s details? As someone who lived through the 1950s and ’60s, if I were writing a […]
November 15, 2016

November as a First Draft — by Andy Scheer

An instant novel needs more time. Sometimes participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) makes sense. Three years ago, as a senior in Taylor University’s Professional […]