Tag Archives: editing

Quick update

It’s been a hot minute since I’ve written anything here, but I have a good excuse. I’ve been pushing hard to get the last (please please please let it be the last) cover-to-cover editing pass finished – and it’s done! I sent it off for further review, and now… again… I wait. The ending of the book was significantly restructured,

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Botching it forward.

Speaking of doing stupid things and making life more difficult for myself (yes, I know that I wasn’t speaking of that, but really, I’m¬†always speaking of that, one way or another), I managed to completely eff myself up a couple of weeks ago. When I create a new draft version, I always make a copy of the previous one and

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Book 2 updates & the plague.

Let’s see, where are we? I’ve gone through all of the feedback that I’ve received for book 2, and the technical corrections are done — punctuation, spelling, missing words, and the occasional tweaking of a phrase. I also wrote a new (very short) chapter to add a tiny bit of semi-closure to one particular scene. I have two things left

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Thesauri. Thesauruses. Tyranthesaurus Rex.

I was planning… something… when I typed the word “writing” into a Google search the other day. I’m not trying to be cagey, I just can’t remember what I originally planned to search for. I ended up going down a rabbit hole, instead. After I typed “writing” into the field, Google sprouted some of its handy-dandy suggestions, and the first

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