Category Archives: editing


Ever wonder what you’re doing in this business? Wish you’d taken up something easier, like mountain climbing or bungee jumping or studying Russian? I know I do. Almost daily.But, on the other hand I wouldn’t change a minute of the … Continue reading

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Last winter’s record snow. Did this cool you off? The dictionary says that doldrums is a spell of listlessness or despondency, or a state of inactivity, stagnation or slump. There’s also a location in the ocean near the equator abounding … Continue reading

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Writing the Bones

Recently I heard comments about how wasteful it is to write a novel in a month. Everyone knows you can’t do that. It will be nothing but trash. Comments like this are usually made by left-brained people. Right-brained people are … Continue reading

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Editing Finished

The editing on my book, Wilda’s Outlaw, part one of the series The Victorians, is finished and ready to mail. This means I didn’t miss a day in my blogging, though the past few posts haven’t been terrific in content. … Continue reading

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