Tag: editing

Aug 15

Book Review: Self-Editing for the Fiction Writer

Self-Editing for Fiction Writers: How to Edit Yourself Into Print by Renni Browne Like most writers, I have a whole shelf full of books like this. I saw this particular one plugged on a site for indie authors. By “plugged” I mean they basically said they wouldn’t even look at your stuff unless you had …

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Apr 10

Proofing, Endless Proofing.

Here’s a picture of my first proof for Seeing Things. I guess I put a photo up here before. There’s something really exciting about holding a paper version of your book in your hand. It took a lot of frustration and exploration to get it to this point. I had been told I had to …

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May 18

Seeing Things, Part 7: Rewrite, Revise, Rinse, Repeat

Dear Blog Friends, If you just started reading now, you’re in the middle of the story, so I’ll recap. ┬áBack in 2002, I wrote my first novel. ┬áThere’s a certain blissful moment only available to novice writers where you have written something and haven’t yet gained the skill to see how much work it needs. …

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