Tag Archives: revising

7 Things Your Readers Need From You

I’m donning my reader’s hat today… 1) Trust – yep, I’ve said it before. But, I hear from pretty reliable sources that repetition is the key to remembering – your readers have to TRUST you. Tell me a story. Make … Continue reading

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Post NaNoWriMo Depression and (hopefully) the Road to Recovery

Life during NaNoWriMo Here’s how my November went: Every day, goal of writing at least 1700 words culminating in 50k+ words on Nov. 30. I had this sense of urgency – get it done, make it happen, meet the goal. … Continue reading

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Writing – Revising, Editing, Polishing

In his book “On Writing”, Stephen King talks about how the story is like a fossil, buried, and it is our job as writers to unearth the fossil and polish it. The book is a helpful read and the analogy … Continue reading

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Putting it in print…

I’ve been working on compiling some of my short stories into a paperback format through CreateSpace. This has given me the opportunity to revise some of these stories, knock the dirt off of some short stories I had written previously … Continue reading

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