Category Archives: I Wrote A Book—Now What?

THE CONFERENCE REPORT: CLEVELAND

In the ad-world, conference reports usually fall on the shoulders of the account team, but since this was a writing conference—I figured I would give it a shot! Last summer, after finishing what I thought was the final draft of … Continue reading

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I WROTE A BOOK—NOW WHAT? PART TWO: EDITING

Remember when I said, “Don’t worry about editing, just write.”? Well, that was cute for the first draft. But once that’s finished, it’s time to get serious and start the editing process. To paraphrase Ernest Hemingway,  E.B. White, Roald Dahl … Continue reading

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I WROTE A BOOK—NOW WHAT? PART ONE: FORMATTING

Finishing my book, it turns out, was just the beginning. As an unpublished, unagented author, I’m the last person who should be giving advice on what to do after finishing your manuscript. So don’t consider this advice—just one writer’s story … Continue reading

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