Tag Archives: editing

Get Yourself Out of the Way

I’m in the thick of revisions/editing. I approach editing a little differently than drafting. While drafting, I jump around all over the place when the ideas hit me for the various scenes. With editing, I tend to be much more … Continue reading

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Editing for the Big Picture

I’m sitting here waiting out the difficult stage of editing – which is that of waiting. I’ve worked through a round of revisions and need to not look at the manuscript for a couple of days so that I can … Continue reading

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Better Words: Brief Thoughts on Editing

Have I ever mentioned how much I enjoy the editing process? Actually, yes, I have, back when I was at this same stage as my first novel. I don’t have much to add to that post except perhaps experience. To … Continue reading

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Saturday Summation – 14 July 2012

Here are some of my most interesting blog and news reads of the week. Writing Stuff: Pretty much all writing stuff this week, with maybe one crossover piece into reading: I got a kick out of this article from the … Continue reading

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Why I Look at Self e-Publishing as the End of the Line

Last August, I read an article in The Guardian stating that the decline of print books to ebooks was not near as high as the media (read: “Important Bloggers” and “Indignant Indie Authors”) indicated. That in fact, print book sales … Continue reading

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This Title Should Be Changed

As writers, a writer, we know I in good company when I recognize that having someone look over my writing, critique it (maybe you should surround “critique it” with em dashes instead of commas), is always going to make it … Continue reading

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Love That Editing

I love the editing process. Love it. I don’t know how common this is, but it seems like I’ve seen Twitter posts and blog posts that more often than not lambaste editing as being a tedious and unpleasant task. However, … Continue reading

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