January 4, 2015

Welcome!

Whether you’re already published or just starting down the winding road of writing, I hope you’ll find something useful at this site. Specializing in novels and […]
June 15, 2018
man writing alone who needs to build a writing network

6 Ways for Writers to Build a Support Network

Writing can be a lonely job. From research to plotting to the writing itself. (Not to mention revisions.) But that doesn’t mean you have to go it […]
November 11, 2016

A Conversation on Choosing Your Point of View

In September, I had the delightful opportunity to speak on Conversations Around the Writer’s Table, a call-in program hosted by fellow editor, Gina Edwards, to lend […]
January 14, 2015

Teaching Through All Obstacles

Ask readers to list the top five reasons that will cause them to walk away from a book, and one of them is guaranteed to be […]
January 10, 2015

Of commas and friendly debates

A few days after having a debate with a friend about the proper uses of commas (in particular, the Oxford comma), I came across this comic […]
June 25, 2013

5 Reasons Why I Have the Best Job in the World

My life as an editor and writing coach has its challenges, but the benefits are why I have the best job in the world. Here are […]
June 18, 2013

I am living my childhood dream

When I was a kid, I alternately told my friends I wanted to be a detective or a scientist when I grew up, or possibly a […]
January 31, 2013

Revision Workshop with Tallahassee Authors Network

Thanks to the wonderful writers at Tallahassee Authors Network (TAN) for inviting me to present a workshop on writing and revision. The focus of the workshop […]
September 6, 2012

New Story Creation Workshops Underway!

Do you have an idea for a story but can’t figure out how to make it into a novel? Have you already written a novel but […]