Tag Archive: writing

Oct 29

Book Review: The Secret Life of Pronouns

The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us by James W. Pennebaker If you have a nerd-gasm about statistics, linguistics, and social psychology, this is a must-read book. Bonus points: the author has done the research himself, so it’s not just rehashed from another book you’ve already read (though I’ve seen his …

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Sep 13

Changer’s Turf Progress

Changer’s Turf progress I finished the first draft of CHANGER’S TURF in August, a little over a year after I started. Since then I’ve been working hard on revisions. I got a new software, called Scrivener, and I can’t believe I’ve ever been so foolish as to attempt a revision without it.Usually a revision is …

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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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Sep 28

CHANGING PLACES/CHANGER’S TURF

Changing Places/Changer’s Turf Well, FAERIE KILLER, the fourth book in the Kit Melbourne series is out now, in ebook and paperback. Congratulations to the winners of the Goodreads book giveaway, which ended last week. They should be getting their signed copies soon.But of course, I’ve already started rewriting the sequel to FAERIE KILLER. And by …

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Mar 22

Book Progress

If you scroll back a few posts ago, you’ll see the copy of my printed proof. As I mentioned before, the proof wasn’t good because the resolution was too poor. The text was especially bad. Originally, I thought this had to do with gimp, that gimp had issues with text. Sure, the photo of the …

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