Writing Advice

How to Overcome the Fear of Plotholes in Your Fiction

Are you afraid of the following: You've spent a lot of time crafting a wonderful story, but when you read it over, you find something that doesn't agree with something else -- a plothole. I'm pretty sure it happens to every writer at some point. It's certainly happened to me. The question isn't weather writers… Continue reading How to Overcome the Fear of Plotholes in Your Fiction

Writing Advice

When and How to Self-Edit Your Fiction

Should you self-edit your fiction? If so, when and how? Yes, every writer should self-edit. To do otherwise is to be untrue to your stories. No, that last statement wasn't meant as some kind of high-horsed snobbery. Self-edit and revise are synonyms, but self-edit has a further connotation of "doing it all yourself." Some writers… Continue reading When and How to Self-Edit Your Fiction