Books, getting published, interviews, The Second Love Of My Life

Meet the editor: Interview with Emily Griffin

To celebrate the fact that one month today The Second Love Of My Life will be published, I have invited my editor Headline's Emily Griffin to talk to us about what being an editor is all about! You are Commissioning Editor at Headline – can you tell us a bit about what this role entails… Continue reading Meet the editor: Interview with Emily Griffin

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editing, Fiction, Writing

Building Castles

I really like this quote from Shannon Hale. I used to feel differently about first drafts. I loved the process of writing a story for the first time freely and used to wish that I could make a first draft perfect so that I wouldn't have to do any editing. I have just finished the… Continue reading Building Castles

Fun, Writing

If you’re editing and you know it, clap your hands

I'm in the midst of editing and I keep seeing people sharing funny pictures to show what editing is like. Seriously it's such a relief to know you're not the only one staring at your laptop wondering why a chapter that seemed amazing yesterday now needs a complete rewrite. I feel like my inner voice… Continue reading If you’re editing and you know it, clap your hands