Writing seems to be the only profession in which amateurs expect immediate success. But if you want someone to buy what you write, you need to take the time to learn how to do it right. Here are some of the most common problem areas I’ve encountered as I have critiqued and edited manuscripts.
I love to sing, and my voice sounds delightful when I’m alone in my car with the radio blaring. But I wouldn’t dream of asking someone to pay to hear me sing! Not without having a professional singer critique my voice and taking some serious singing lessons. [Read more...]