A good editor is a coach, not a critic.
resources for writers
Here are my most recommended books, links, and courses.
Writer's Digest Examples of Successful Queries
(gives examples from many genres)
(search for agents, query them, and keep track!)
Story Genius by Lisa Crohn
Save the Cat Writes a Novel by Jessica Brody
Story Structure Database
Beat Sheets 101
from Jami Gold
Romancing the Beat by Gwen Hayes
Creating Character Arcs by KM Weiland
Writing the Other
Words to describe skin color
(click an emotion and see physical signals, mental responses, and more!)
Voice by James Scott Bell
General Industry Info
Reedsy's guide to the different types of editing
(great resource to do research about publishers, agents, and scams)
Target word counts
Self Publishing vs Traditional Publishing
Dreyer's English by Benjamin Dreyer
The Elements of Style by Strunk and White
A Very Sweary Dictionary by Kia Thomas
Conscious Language Toolkit
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