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Tips For Writing a Dual POV

Okay, so I’m not an expert by any means, but before my massive revision I had one resounding note from people who read my book. 388 more words


Advice, and Results

My sixth novel has been a struggle. No question, it’s been much harder than any of the others. Writing a couple of chapters a week has been more chore than fun. 287 more words

Gone Dreaming

It’s officially the offseason here on Cape Cod. Houses are boarded up and the beach is turning into a wasteland of blowing sand.

It must be liberating to put up a sign like this while going off to pursue a dream. 301 more words


Oftentimes, people advise against revising while you write, because it can distract you from making progress and throw you in an endless loop of revising. However, if you’re far enough along (aka 80,000 words is where I’m at), then you might need the brief respite.

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12%, holiday book sales, and Hale

For King and Country
(Battle Scars II)

Revisions round 2 are underway. I’ve rewritten chapter 1 twice. Writers group thinks I’m on the right track. I’m sure I’ll revisit the opening scene, but I’ve moved ahead. 198 more words

Battle Scars

Janet Reid would be proud. . .

It is fun, dammit. That’s what I’m telling myself as I sit cross-legged on my living room floor, knee-deep in R&R.

I can do this. 740 more words


First Darling Down!

Thanks to a colleague of mine I have decided to revise the Toss-up story to see if I can create the ambiguity that I intended the first time I wrote it. 625 more words