Tag Archives: editing

The Cutting Room Floor

These last four weeks I have done more work on Mr. Manuscript than the entire summer combined.  It feels so good to move forward once again, to make progress.  I am working in the murky middle of the book trying … Continue reading

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Am I Editing, Revising, or Rewriting? (via Cassandra Jade in the Realm)

The vacation is going splendid, the kids are having a terrific time and we’ve been able to do all the different fun things planned without a single tantrum! For the blog today I would like to share a post by … Continue reading

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The Art of Finishing

I hope that I’m the only one who struggles to find the perfect way to end a chapter.  If I’m right then all you lovely people will jump to my rescue and teach me the trick.  It’s not just ending … Continue reading

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Weekly Review #10

There wasn’t much to review this week.  The manuscript is making slow and steady progress and thanks to some fantastic critique (Rik and Nancy, you guys are great!) I’m getting a good feel on what I can do to take … Continue reading

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Story Proofing Available

My friend Elizabeth is starting freelance proofing and editing for any interested.  She was a great help with my Valentine’s day story and the least I can do is put a good word in for her services.  Until she gets … Continue reading

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A Writing Epiphany at Last!

A few days ago I had an epiphany that will tighten up my opening chapters, however applying that idea is going to take extensive reworking of what I have written.  I’m hoping I can work on the rewrite while continuing … Continue reading

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