In short, it's tough. Really tough. Because of my health risks, I've been at home for a while now. It's difficult not to be distracted by articles of people blatantly ignoring the mandates to stay home. Even to this day, some people are just not understanding how important it is to flatten that curve. COVID-19… Continue reading Being Productive During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Wow, it's only February 5, and this year is already off and running. In January, Cait edited the second book from author Michele Sabad. First We Eat is a charming food-based memoir (but don't ask for "real" recipes), and it should be available in March 2020. You can follow Michele's blog for more information. We… Continue reading Looks like 2020 is off to a flying start!
I received some interesting advice from a professional last year: You're always working on someone else's book. What about making time for your own? Being an author in my own right, I felt that was a fair question. I'd begun a prequel to my first book (Life in the ’Cosm) called The Stealth Lovers, and as this… Continue reading Back from my spring hiatus. Guess what I did?
My fellow authors, I love editing your manuscripts. I truly do. I can't even believe it's my job! I'd ask someone to pinch me, but I bruise easily. As much as I enjoy being an editor, what slows down my process is a manuscript that has not been properly prepared as a submittable draft. It's… Continue reading Seven Tips for Preparing a Happy, Shiny Manuscript