Tag Archives: Editing

Advice to Beginning Writers

Yesterday, I came across a forum on Goodreads.com about writing advice for beginning writers. While already full of helpful suggestions from other authors, I decided to offer a few recommendations of my own—mainly as a means to crystalizing my own thoughts regarding what … Continue reading

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Writing Short

One of the comments I get frequently when I tell people I’ve written two novels is that they can’t believe I wrote so much. To them, the act of writing an entire book undoubtedly dregs up painful memories of college … Continue reading

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The Stranger in the Room

Hi wonderful readers. Following is a great post about character building that mirrors many of the comments I have made in the past, including my post on The Pool. I hope you enjoy it. Posted by Richard Ridley on CreateSpaceBlogger on May 7, 2014 5:03:22 … Continue reading

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Being A Good Writer vs. Writing Well

A lot of people think being a writer simply means having good grammar – all the commas and colons in their proper places, with no dangling participles or improper conjugations. Honestly, I’m not the best when it comes to grammar … Continue reading

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How (Not) To Edit A Book

Following is an article by Brian Grove about the process of editing. Given that I just finished editing my second book, Bobby Ether and the Temple of Eternity, two days ago, I can relate to what he has to say on the subject. … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block Isn’t Real

Here’s an interesting article on writer’s block, written by Chuck Wendig, first posted on his blog at terribleminds.com. It’s a bit long (I personally think several of the categories can be clumped together), but also quite insightful, with thoughtful analysis of the … Continue reading

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Editing and Discipline

Hello everyone. It’s been a while since my last post, so I thought I’d take a moment to be in touch with all my wonderful readers and give you an update. I am currently in the middle of editing book … Continue reading

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