By Tiffany Yates- Martin
The first time my husband read something I wrote, I eagerly awaited his feedback. “What did you think?” I asked breathlessly.
“It was good!”
“Say more about that…” I prodded.
“I liked it.”
“But what did you like about it?”… Read the post
by Julie Glover
I’m typically in the group that believes we shouldn’t think too much about Christmas until after my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving (which is in November in the US). However, this maniacal year 2020 has made plenty of people eager to hasten the holidays.… Read the post
by Barbara Linn Probst
At some point in the process of writing a book—or, more likely, at several points—we ask others to let us know what they think of our story. Seeking (and using) peer and professional feedback is a critical part of the writing process.… Read the post
by Justine Bylo
I always joke that Christmas is never the most “wonderful time of the year” for me. When you work for IngramSpark, like I do, the holidays are synonymous with retail Christmas angst. Amazon has made us all very guilty of being used to a two-day turnaround time.… Read the post
by Ellen Buikema
Have you ever had a story playing in your mind and wanted to retell it for the amusement of your friends? If you begin without knowing what statements to use and the specific order you’ll find yourself with a choppy, not-so-interesting mess.… Read the post