Tags » Editing » Page 2

Fall in the Desert!

The beautiful weather of fall in the desert saw me outside with my laptop, writing and enjoying the beautiful day!


May 1865, Kentucky

“Father, what is it?” Serenity ran into her father’s office, skidding to a stop in front of his mahogany desk. 1,621 more words


A writer's influence on their readers

It shouldn’t be surprising that when people starting using they, their, and them to refer to an individual whose gender was unknown to the writer that there would come a time that those pronouns would be used for an individual whose gender was apparent. 43 more words


One Step at A Time

Phew… I remember this being a pain in the hiney. Having to provide all of the Sir Simon Milligan & Manservant Hecubus’ cheering and applause. It’s so hard to believe how long I’ve been working on this thing and how marginal the (known) enthusiasm for it has been. 1,615 more words

Time to edit

After finishing my novel’s first draft in April, I set it aside for six months to fester marinate before editing. Today being October 1, I’m ready to resurrect the beast and start filing off its scaly edges. 487 more words


Stepping out of the comfort zone

So next week I will venturing off to  take a Deep Editing class with Margie Lawson.  I took a mini version a year or so ago  and gained a lot of insight into my writing – not just the words but what I was thinking about a scene as a wrote it. 221 more words


IWSG - Even If It Kills Me

*This post is a part of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group blog hop. For more information on how to join check out the website here… 287 more words


The Long Road of Editing

Well, that’s that. The rough draft of the third book has been completed. It is very rough indeed. Now for the much deserved break in which I get to simply indulge in reading a book that someone else poured their blood, sweat and tears into. 335 more words