avatar

Erika Bennett

Erika Bennett has been a freelance editor for nearly half a decade. Before joining the Xulon team in 2010, she worked with several first time authors who wanted to test the waters of self-publishing. Her aim is to make sure great books find their way into readers' hands.

rss feed Facebook Twitter Author's Website

Erika Bennett's Latest Posts

Making Time to Write During the Holidays

Filed in From the Desk of... by on December 10, 2019 0 Comments
Making Time to Write During the Holidays

The days between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day are quite possibly the busiest of the entire year. That means it may be even more difficult to find time to write. Don’t let the holidays throw off your writing routine though. Here are seven ways to continue making time to write during the holiday season. Make […]

Continue Reading »

2019 Gift Guide for Writers

Filed in Editor's Picks by on December 3, 2019 0 Comments
2019 Gift Guide for Writers

The holidays are finally in full swing, and there’s nothing better than finding the perfect gifts for the people in your life. Writers are an eclectic type of people, so we’re here to help you find the best possible gift for the writer, or writers, in your life. Rocketbook + Erasable Pens This notebook is […]

Continue Reading »

Why Your Writing Project Needs a Deadline

Filed in Ask the Editor, Writing Tips by on November 12, 2019 0 Comments
Why Your Writing Project Needs a Deadline

The likelihood of achieving a goal without a deadline is pretty slim. We can continuously punt tasks lacking a due date down the field, and before we know it we’ll have pushed certain goals into the next year. To ensure you reach your writing goals, it’s important to set both small and large deadlines for […]

Continue Reading »

Happy NaNoWriMo!

Filed in From the Desk of... by on November 5, 2019 0 Comments
Happy NaNoWriMo!

November is a busy month for writers: it’s National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo. What happens during NaNoWriMo? It’s simple really. To celebrate the only official book-writing month of the year, writers are encouraged to spend 30 days putting their fingers to the keyboard, completing a 50,000-word book by November 30th. One month. Boom. […]

Continue Reading »

Why You Should Publish Your Book Before You Turn 30

Filed in From the Desk of... by on October 31, 2019 0 Comments
Why You Should Publish Your Book Before You Turn 30

Writing your first book is no easy endeavor. Some might even say you need a certain amount of life experience to add depth to your writing—fiction or nonfiction—but there are a lot of benefits to publishing a book before you turn 30 years old. Here are seven reasons that support publishing your book before entering […]

Continue Reading »