Writing a rough draft of your novel during NaNoWriMo is an absolute whirlwind, but what the heck do you do with your book after NaNo is over? Today, we’re going to talk about how to get started with your self-edits. This, of course, applies to all novels and rough drafts, not just NaNoWriMo. However, since […]read more
For me, one of the most useful ways to understand any new concept or process is to see it in action! The conclusion to my series on How To Edit Your Novel is a behind-the-scenes, detailed look at how I plan and organize my edits. This ended up being the longest video in the series, […]read more
Welcome to the next part of my series on how to edit your novel. Today, we’re going to talk about something that plagues a lot of writers, which is how do you know when your book is actually done? Sometimes, it’s easy to get caught in an endless editing loop where you work your way […]read more
In today’s post and video on editing your novel, I’m talking about some of the most helpful books on editing I’ve come across as a writer. Watch Today’s Video List Of The Best Books On Editing I have linked to these books on Amazon, but you can usually find these at your local library, as […]read more
Welcome back to my 6-part series on How To Edit Your Novel. Today, we are going to talk about beta readers. What do they do for you? How do you find them? Do you pay them? I’ll be answering all your most burning questions. Part 1: Self-EditsPart 2: Types of Professional Edits (And Associated Costs)Part […]read more
Welcome back to my blog, where we are discussing the ins and outs of how to edit your novel. Today is Part 2 of a 6-part series on editing your novel, and our topic for this post is the different types of editors for your novel. We’ll also be discussing how much (on average) these […]read more
Welcome to my 6-part series on how to edit your novel. In this series, we are going to cover the following topics: Part 1: Self-EditsPart 2: Types of Professional Edits (And Associated Costs)Part 3: Beta ReadersPart 4: My Recommended Books On EditingPart 5: How To Know When Your Edits Are CompletePart 6: How I Organize […]read more
I have been self-publishing my books since 2010, and in that time, I've sold well over half a million copies of my books. I'm not a superstar or a huge bestseller, but I have built an amazing career that brings me great joy. Here at Heart Breathings, I hope to help you find that same level of success. Let's do this.