NaNoWriMo Tip #9: Auto-Correct Is Not Your Friend

Many writers use autocorrect in order to help with spelling or even grammar, but most times the grammar check will only denote passive voice and sometimes it can completely ruin a piece of writing.  As a sci-fi writer, sometimes the names of my characters give the spell-checker fits. All of us who use iPhones know how auto-correctContinue reading “NaNoWriMo Tip #9: Auto-Correct Is Not Your Friend”

Ugly Errors: 5 Reasons Why Writers Must Learn to Revise

As Taylor Mali illustrates so eloquently in the above video, writers should stop relying on spell check to edit their writing for them and start learning how to revise. One of the best books on the market for self-editing is by Renni Browne and Dave King: Self-Editing for Fiction Writers: How to Edit Yourself IntoContinue reading “Ugly Errors: 5 Reasons Why Writers Must Learn to Revise”