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Progress Report

I’m closing in on half-way through the first round of post-critique revisions on WAR OF MAGIC.

And I’ve actually already tackled most of the more difficult structural changes that I thought would probably have to wait until the second round. 30 more words


Take A Look Sunday - Anna Guillotte

2016 marks the 30th Anniversary of The Organisation!

Cue the popping of champagne corks and hurrahs!

They have agreed to host Take A Look Sunday from June through August! 682 more words


My WIP's Fourth Revision - Editing (1)

My WIP’s Fourth Revision


I finished Climax Scenes.

How hard could editing be?  After all, run it through a spell checker and do a final read through and all should be good, right? 342 more words


Revisions: Flow Killers - Filler Words and Repetition

Are you struggling with revisions, not understanding what needs expanding, and what needs cutting?

Let’s start with filler and repetitive words.

Some say you need to cut out filler words, adverbs, all passive voice, and cut down on descriptions…well… 555 more words

Yeah I'm ranting.

Greetings all!

It’s been a bit of an emotional roller coaster these last several days. A member of my family is struggling with mental illness and it has been a test of patience and enduring emotional highs and lows. 397 more words


Thoughts on Critiques

As I work through the revisions on WAR OF MAGIC, I’ve had a chance to think about critiques some more.

The first thought, is actually more from the days of marking up the manuscript than it is from the revisions: 482 more words


Starting Revisions--For Real

Well, I finally finished the markup. So now I’m starting revisions on WAR OF MAGIC for real.

Starting with a read-through during which I’ll fix all the small- to medium-sized things I can. 179 more words