The Chronicles

Do You Need to Understand Copy-Editing And Proofreading to Offer Developmental Editing?

In a nutshell … nope! Developmental editing is very different to copy-editing and proofreading. Developmental editors help authors shape their stories (addressing things like concept, plot and structure, pacing and character development; and stylistic and technical execution, such a deciding on [...]

By | 2018-08-29T09:38:28+00:00 August 29th, 2018|The Business of Editing|0 Comments

Should I Ask for Feedback on My Novel While I’m Still Writing It?

Asking for feedback while writing is a tricky thing. Because it takes so long to write a novel, it makes sense that you’d crave some positive feedback to inspire you to keep going. After all, when you’re starting to doubt [...]

By | 2018-07-18T12:54:39+00:00 July 18th, 2018|Novel Writing|3 Comments

A Light in the Darkness: Why We Love Dystopian Fiction

We can’t know the future, but it can be thrilling to speculate about it. Expanding population, climate change, technological advancement, corrupt governments, divided social classes … Follow the trajectory of any one of these current issues and it’s not hard [...]

By | 2018-02-05T12:20:54+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Novel Writing|0 Comments