Title Tips for Literary Memoir or Fiction

Some authors know their title before they even start writing the book, but if you struggle to find the right title, you’re not alone. Help with the title is one of the most common add-on requests I receive from clients who’ve worked with me for editing. Here are the...

The Devil’s in the Details

By Laura Garwood, Collaborative Editor So many writers struggle with the vague sensation that their book is a little flat, but they don’t know what to do when people give them suggestions like, “Show, don’t tell,” or that the book needs to be “spiced up.” You are...

A Leg Up: 4 Easy Ways to Support Authors

by Ali Shaw, Executive Editor “Books are the material evidence that remind us we know how to think and feel.” Lidia Yuknavitch, best-selling author and founder of Corporeal Writing, said that at last weekend’s PNBA trade show in Tacoma, Washington, and I couldn’t...