The Art of Writing, Publishing, and Taming Dragons
Sci-Fi & Fantasy Editors’ Blog
In which we look at The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon as an example of well-written prose.
Thinking about writing a poetic prophecy for your novel? Make sure you follow these steps.
The goal is to make everything look as perfect as possible before publication or submission to an editor.
Copy editing is formatting everything according to a style guide and fixing inconsistencies.
Line editors focus on paragraph-level issues instead of broader story issues.
Substantive editing is the first step after your draft is complete, and should occur before correcting grammar, punctuation, or word choice.
Here are a couple things to keep in mind using adverbs in your writing.
No one prepared me for how bad I would feel potentially crushing writers’ dreams by rejecting their query letters.
If Douglas Adams, J. R. R. Tolkien, and J. K. Rowling wrote stories based on the same plot outline, the resulting novels would be completely …
Here are seven resources to improve your skills, written by authors who are fantastic at teaching the craft.
Here’s a quick refresher for using commas correctly.
Gaining that coveted title of “author” takes hard work. However, here is what some writers fail to consider.