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Live Plotting Session

Plotting sessions are unique experiences for every author – because their processes are all different. Some writers like to build the world before they start plotting, some create detailed plots first, and others create their characters first and let the plots and...

Meet Casey at RWA!

Next month at the Romance Writer's of America national conference, I'm going to do something special: I am offering free one-on-one meetings with any writer who is curious about Heart Full of Ink and working with me. We can go over what book coaching would entail...

Week Long Thanksgiving Sale

It’s that time of year! Eating delicious foods, scrambling to hit your NaNoWriMo word counts, and pretending the end of the year is not almost upon us. But in the midst of all of that, there is a special treat here just for you. For one week only, every service...

The One Question I Ask In EVERY Developmental Edit

I get a lot of emails from authors asking what they can expect from a Developmental Edit (also known as a Content Edit). While some authors secretly want an editor who will be blown away by their manuscript and love every bit, that’s not what an editor is supposed to...

Seven Random Facts About Casey

I’ve always thought those getting-to-know-you games were really fun. But because it’s kind of hard to play a game on my blog, I figured I’d just do one of those Seven Random Facts About Me posts. If anyone does want to play along, you can post seven random facts about...

Why My Edits Are Only Suggestions

Some authors don’t hire editors because they don’t want someone telling them how they have to write their books. While I can’t speak for other freelance editors, that is an inaccurate view of my editing style. My edits are and always will be merely suggestions. When I...

Why Series Book Bibles Are Important

Authors are incredibly talented, creating stories with nothing but their imagination. They know everything from the heroine's eighth birthday party to the reason why the hero hates the color green. And if they actually created a brand new, fantasy land? You can bet...

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