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Straight Out of the 80s!

The big news of the week was that I finished the ‘Script Outline’ draft of my military sci-fi book. The working title is ‘Maelstrom 1: Valkyrie’, because who writes less than a trilogy nowadays? 838 more words

Novel Writing Journey - 1st Novel

Peter Ginna on the Work of the Book Editor

Today we are going to interview book editor Peter Ginna and discuss the role of the editor in the book publication process. Peter is editor and contributor to… 2,375 more words

Andy Ross

T-MINUS 25 Days Until Novel Completion

Hello to all my fellow hardworking Writers out there!

Here I am, trying to be just as hardworking. In the past two weeks, I have edited and finalized ten chapters. 268 more words

Creative Writing

Pear Tree October 2017

Pear Tree Enterprises presents “The Life and Music of David Bowie” From left: Keith Beck (recording artist); Kim Christian (librarian), Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta (host); Rob Fusari (Grammy Award-winning producer/songwriter) — PHOTO BY JAYNE DIGREGORIO.  953 more words

Editing Clinic Update

Due to timing issues and a rather packed schedule, the Editing Clinic for September never really materialized, which was a shame. However, the next clinic will be running as planned in December, offering services for both authors and editors. 229 more words

What To Do In A Second Draft To Create An Un-Put-Downable Book

I discovered Dan through a writing contest he ran a few months back. I didn’t get a top five placing in the contest but I did get some really helpful feedback.

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Blurb, blurb, blurb...

The letter was from a big, big, big, publishing company.  Oh, boy! Addressed to me personally, sent through my agent’s offices. Oh, boy. Oh, boy. Oh, boy! 737 more words

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