I wasn’t expecting him to be fired, but in a way, I was glad he was, because I didn’t want anyone else to go through what I did. When you’ve put your heart and soul into writing a 90,000-word book, the least you expect from an editor is, at the very basic level, fundamental editing skills. Till this day, I do not know if he was incompetent or just out of his depth. But I’m not interested in finding out.
For some, it’s a season of bunnies and chocolate, and for others, it’s a public holiday, which can only mean one thing for writers: writing time. Ever helpful (because I’m saintly like that), I’ve rounded up some tools to help you make the most of this time.