Category Archives: editing

WHY ARE WE HERE? WHAT ARE WE DOING?

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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SUMMER DOLDRUMS

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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