Happy Holidays from The Scriptors

Holidays are a time to hang out with family, celebrate, and indulge in too much food and hot cocoa (or beverage of choice). So we, at the Scriptors, are taking a little holiday hiatus on blog posts. We will be back in the new year with fresh material for your...

When You Wish Upon a Star…

The cold nibbled gently at my ears despite my floppy woolen hat. I knew I should have crocheted another round on the hat, to bring coverage down further. Time had been short though, because if there were one thing I was not going to do, it was be late to this game....

Why We Edit

Most authors worth their salt* will tell you to hire an editor. It isn’t an insult for one author to say this to another; it’s a lesson. I can edit my own work ten times over and will still glaze over the little errors. Our brains are actually trained to...

The Ups and Downs of Writing a Novel

I’d like to think I have sufficient experience when it comes to the emotional highs and lows of writing a novel. I have written two novels and a novella to completion, abandoned six works-in-progress, and as of writing this post, have written the first quarter of one...