Category Archives: Editing

5 Interesting Links for 06-14-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Baking (Art) Lauren Ko has been delighting Instagram followers with her beautiful pies. She’s inspired by an artwork or just follows the path color and pattern leads her, figuring out … Continue reading

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The Post-NaNo 2018 Report (Some Thoughts on Challenges)

I’d love to tell you a miracle happened and I somehow managed to cross the 50k line and keep my streak going. It shouldn’t be a surprise it didn’t. There is some value, however, in letting this trend go. When … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 09-21-2018

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Steampunk (Costuming) Step-by-step instructions for making cool steampunk goggles on the cheap. http://susandennard.com/2011/02/how-to-make-steampunk-goggles/ Techniques (Editing) 9 steps to revising your novel, many of which I do and some that would … Continue reading

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From the Cutting Room Floor: 2016 Merry-Go-Round Blog Tour

I made radical changes to Shafter when seeking a traditional publication path because of length issues. One of the biggest changes was eliminating Katie’s POV (Trina’s twin sister). If you’ve read Shafter, you have read the reworked version of this … Continue reading

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Doubting Thomas: The Reader’s Journey

I was critiquing a short story for a friend of mine that dealt with expectation and belief in the unexplainable. Sometimes a written critique can’t convey the concerns I have well enough so we met up on instant messenger to … Continue reading

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