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The Emotional Stages of Editing

Recently, I’ve been working with a copy editor to put the finishing touches on my YA mystery, BARN SHADOWS (Dark Horse, Book Two). Our mission:  to identify and correct all typos, grammatical errors, inconsistencies, and overused words/phrases in my novel. 532 more words


September Updates

Okay friends, from now on I’m just calling these posts Deanna’s Updates since they’re not necessarily running monthly lol.

First things first – the ebook version of One Night is on sale for 99 cents… 359 more words

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Five things you need to know know about One Night

To celebrate One Night’s release I wanted to tell you five things you need to know about the novel.

  1. If you’re tired of all-white casts in YA this is a great book for you.
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4 days left in Goodreads giveaway

Hey all, there’s still time to win a signed copy of One Night at Goodreads. To enter go here. Good luck! If you’d like to be the first to know about giveaways, … 6 more words

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Waiting = Writing

Every writer knows that waiting is a part of the job. Waiting for beta readers to give feedback, waiting for responses on query letters. Waiting for your agent to say it’s time to submit and then waiting to see if any publishers want to offer you a deal. 315 more words

Goodreads giveaway: win a copy of One Night!

Hey all, I’m giving away an autographed paperback copy of One Night over at Goodreads. Go here to enter! Contest is open through September 6. 17 more words

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