Blog Tour | Jill Corcoran & Martha Alderson’s A Path to Publishing


I am excited to host two amazing ladies on my blog today, to tell you about  the fabulous program they have put together to help authors get their book published and to learn how to revise your novels in a manner that will make manuscripts shine!   VIDEO SERIES We offer writers two video series with more in production: 1) PlotWriMo: Revise Your Novel in a Month 8 videos, 5.5 hours + 3- hands-on exercises Congratulations! You have written a draft of a novel. You’ve accomplished what many writers merely talk about and dream of doing – you have written an entire story from beginning to end. When you finish celebrating, it is time to revise: to re-envision and rewrite … Read More

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Don’t Start Something New in 2014 (Finish Something Old)

JordanCraft, Fiction Writing, Writing. Practice.

I know the temptation of the New Year to clear the slate, push all those half-finished projects and goals of last year to the side and start fresh. The pressure of everyone slapping on new resolutions like fancy new outfits could make anyone feel like a slacker. Consider instead finishing something “old” or “in-process” at the New Year instead. Here’s why I suggest it. That half finished novel, the short story you intended to send to that contest, the stack of essays you think might make a memoir—they may only physically live on your desk or your desktop, but here’s what you may not realize: unfinished projects also live inside you, in all their impartial nature. They take up psychic … Read More

JordanDon’t Start Something New in 2014 (Finish Something Old)