Editorial Tip: How To Write Dialogue That Works

Writing dialogue seems like it would be so easy. We talk all…

Editorial Tip: Colons and Capitalization

Using a colon is an excellent way to tack a list, dependent clause…

Tip of the Month: Just One Space

Remember the days when we learned to type in school? "Remember,…

Why You Need An Editor

Here's a great interview Kelly did with Crystal-Lee Quibell about…

Three Steps to Estimating Your Page Count

Today, we diverge from our regularly scheduled program to bring…

The Book Biz Part II: The Who, What and How of Agents

One of the most common questions we get at kn literary arts is,…

The Book Biz Part I: What You Need to Know About Publishing Today

Interested in having your book published by one of the big publishers?…

Editorial Tip: Go Easy on the Adverbs

What’s an adverb? It’s a word that modifies an action. Think…

Four Steps for Taking Feedback Like a Pro

Recently I was chatting with a friend who’s a published writer…
Grammar & content tips from Kelly Notaras of kn literary

It’s Not About the Grammar

One of the persistent archetypes of the editorial world is that…