Ingredients

A process, says Webster, is a systematic series of actions focused on an end result—and everything you write involves a process! The articles here will help you drill down on specific parts of that process, all the way from avoiding the ten biggest mistakes writers make and how to avoid getting distracted to creating the kinds of characters that captivate readers. And if you occasionally suffer from writer’s block, take heart—you’ll find expert help on how to beat it as well as a great look at some famous folks who’ve tackled the malady head on. (Photo: picjumbo.com)

Writer

"Kathy writes compellingly and swiftly, has an eye for detail, and possesses an uncanny sense for how to shape a story to make it pulsate with energy."
 —Taylor Halverson

Editor

"Kathy Jenkins has honed her editing skills with such precision and excellence that today she is viewed by many (including me) as the best editor on the planet. No matter how many times I have read and reworked a manuscript, Kathy improves my writing with meticulous care and good will."
 —Susan Easton Black

Mentor

"Kathy has been so helpful to me in bringing my manuscripts to fruition, encouraging me to work diligently on my writing craft. She makes every author better in every way."
 —Ed J. Pinegar

Consultant

"Kathy brings life in her writing, wisdom in her editing, and experience in her consulting; she has made me a better and more confident author."
 —Ganel-Lyn Condie