Second Draft

Because stories are more than their first drafts.

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Deadlines are Fine, Actually

Joshua Hernandez November 18, 2021 Deadlines are a writer’s best friend and worst enemy. Deadlines are the secret weapon which creative collaborators and editors use to rein in writers when they get lost in the weeds. As Gregg Sulzer said on his YouTube channel, they provide structure and a sense of urgency to projects, andContinue reading “Deadlines are Fine, Actually”

Plagiarism is a Trap

Joshua Hernandez November 8, 2021 In an earlier post, I made a point about the importance of knowing what to write about, as well as embracing your inspirations. Simply put, every writer is exposed to media, which then informs what they like or what they consider well-written. This also influences the work that writers putContinue reading “Plagiarism is a Trap”

Editors are Your Friends

Joshua Hernandez November 3, 2021 For people who have been following along thus far, you know that constructive criticism is necessary for pushing your first draft towards its final form. No first draft is perfect, and if it seems like it is, you probably are not looking hard enough. That is where an editor comesContinue reading “Editors are Your Friends”

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