Asking an author for her word count is like asking a woman her weight.
Just look at this list of story categories! Micro fiction–under one hundred words Flash Fiction–100 to 1,000 words Short short–1,000 to 2,000 words Short story– 2,000 to 7,500 words Novelette–7,500 to 15,000 words Novella–17,500 to 40,000 words Novel– over 40,000 words […]
Source: The Little Books – Wordquill
It’s always good form to catch your mistakes before they are published.
These errors are not particularly noticeable in spoken colloquial English, but they jump out in formal written English. Some of these forms have become quite
Source: Verb Mistakes #10: Dropping the Past Participle Ending
This is a very important topic for writer and editors. I have suffered with some of these issues and had to have surgery on both wrists for carpal tunnel issues. I have also used the Evoluent sideways mouse and it helped quite a bit.
Broken, Not Bitter. An Author’s Life with Repetitive Strain Injuries | The Creative Penn.
Every book I have worked on seems to struggle in one way or another with internal dialogue. Here are some excellent tips on how write it right. My thanks to Marcy Kennedy for writing this helpful post.
How to Write Internal Dialogue | Writers In The Storm.