H is for Heart

Part of being an author is critiquing. I critique my own work and because I am friends with other authors, I critique other authors’ work. Recently I had the pleasure of reading an early edit of a friend’s manuscript.

As authors and editors we are constantly looking at the craft of writing. Are we following the rules for good books? Is our punctuation right? When we break the rules are we doing it in a way that makes our book better? Do are characters have a good have a character arc? Does the time line work?

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