Today’s Writer Wednesday comes to us from patron Erica Drayton, who wanted to know how to choose what background information to share with your readers as little bonus extras.
How do you edit your book without breaking your bank? Can you edit a book without spending thousands of dollars? Yeees, you CAN, but you shouldn’t.
This week Kakirtog wants to know when to stop worldbuilding? When do you just start writing the dang book? Should you go full Tolkien and keep worldbuilding until you die? Or should you just make the whole world up as you go along? As usual, the answer lies somewhere in the middle.
There’s a lot of different act structures. How do you know which one to use? The answer is a both simpler and more complex than you’d think.
Patron Joseph Craig wanted to know about maintaining your author voice despite editorial feedback, and I did my best to answer it here.