A Professional Update and 3 Humble Requests

A Professional Update and 3 Humble Requests

Today marks a strange new beginning for me: full-time freelancing as an editor and writer. I expect to be befuddled by challenges in the next few months, but at half a day into this new job change, everything seems to be going well.[ref]That feels like a dangerous...
To Be a Writer: A Major Life Update

To Be a Writer: A Major Life Update

“Where do you see yourself in five years?” A prospective client asked me that question just yesterday.[ref] Client? Yes, client. I’ll get to it. Hang in there. [/ref] I don’t think I gave a great answer. It’s the kind of question...
How Long Should My Book Be?

How Long Should My Book Be?

Before starting to write your book, it’s imminently helpful to know how many words your book will contain. Knowing your final word count, even if it’s an estimate, provides a number of benefits. Photo Credit: ucumari via Compfight cc Set Daily Word Goals For instance,...