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30 Days 'til 40 #8

This one comes with a deep breath and is actually related to what this blog was set up for in the first place…to write about my writing journey… So, today on October 8th we have… 488 more words


Clone Me, Please!

by Lillian Csernica on October 7, 2015

Stress.  It’s not just for breakfast anymore.

Today Chris took Michael in to have blood drawn so the doctors can see if his kidneys are still improving and the new diet is providing correct nutrition. 384 more words


Applying Lessons Learned from My First Novella

by:   Keith M.

I’ve begun the first draft of this baseball novel, which will remain nameless for a while.  7500 words so far, which is not much . 536 more words

Writing Struggles

Do You Really Know How To "Show, Don't Tell"?

Yesterday marked my deadline for completing the pre-edits for Marred. “Pre-edits” seems like it would be an easy task. It wasn’t. Once the track edits begin in two weeks, I’m not allowed to change anything other than what the editor points out. 1,065 more words


lynettedavis reblogged this on Memoir Notes.

Setting Description | 777 Peppermint Place

Setting descriptions sometimes get the short end of the stick because the author is so focused on the action itself. While the action is important, nothing quite brings it into focus like and excellently described setting.

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Source: Setting Description | 777 Peppermint Place


What is proofreading, and do I need it?

As part of a short series on editorial processes, I will be looking at proofreading, line-editing and copy-editing to give some insight onto the features that distinguish them from one another. 675 more words


Let Me Get Right to the Point!

You know how when you are reaching the end of a fantastic book—and you don’t want to finish it—because then what will you do with the rest of your life? 192 more words