Words to live (and write, and edit) by:
"An author merely begins a book. A reader finishes it."
"Don’t tell me that the moon is shining; Show me the glint of light on broken glass."
-attributed to Anton Checkhov
“I have been correcting the proofs of my poems. In the morning, after hard work, I took a comma out of one sentence…. In the afternoon I put it back again.”
Author Archives: Ex Libris Editing
When it’s finally time to sit down and write your next best seller, remember that engaging and realistic characters are a crucial component of a successful manuscript. Characters must come to life and help create a sense of reality that … Continue reading
This year’s Write to Publish conference was held on April 21st and was nothing short of a success. On a rare (for April) sunny and 75 degree day, attendees gathered from all over the Pacific Northwest in order to engage … Continue reading
National Independent Bookstore Day honors the amazing shops that have made it possible for us to aimlessly peruse their shelves in a peaceful space. More often than not, these delightful and unique shops have been started by passionate readers or … Continue reading
Full name: Brennah Hale Where did you attend undergrad and what degree did you receive? I attended the University of Nevada, Reno, and received my Bachelor’s in English: Writing and a minor in French. When will you graduate from the … Continue reading
Hello friends, We wanted to drop in and let you guys know that Sylvia will be going on hiatus from Ex Libris for the time being. Between a new baby and the trials and tribulations of co-running a business across … Continue reading