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Meteorites and A More Diverse Protagonist

I’ve really been looking at my manuscript from a different perspective the last few weeks. I got to a point in my editing where I was satisfied. It wasn’t that I thought I was finished, but I was too close … Continue reading

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UVU Book Academy – Even better the second time.

Yesterday, I had a fantastic time at the UVU book academy in Orem Utah.  This is the second year that I’ve been able to attend. And just like last year, it was awesome. Simply the best thing about the conference … Continue reading

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Adios Prologue

After much deliberation and the help of my most recent conference – I am putting to rest my prologue.  As a reader, I love prologues – if done well.  They really can grab my attention and throw me into the … Continue reading

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Finding a Writing Platform

A platform, a platform, and some social networking has, as of recently, been pounded into me from conferences, writers,  and different online blogs. This is an interesting topic and one that  steamrolls me. If you are a celebrated and well-known … Continue reading

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A Complete Cut of 17,000 Words.

A few months ago I began my journey of editing, I thought I knew what I was doing.  I was dead wrong.  When I finally linked all the chapters of my book, I found out that I was about 50,000 … Continue reading

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A New Prologue

In a previous post I went through and wrote about the arguement of having a prologue.  I think there are some writers who would prefer to stay away from a prologue and for good reason.  My writing contains two different stories … Continue reading

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A SetBack in Editing

Writing is fantastic, editing not so much.  It seems that it is a necessary evil and a very important part of preparing your manuscript.  Over the past year or so I have hit many different walls in my quest to … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Conference – If you haven’t been….go!!

Last week I was able to attend my first writer’s conference. I have been looking forward to this for months. It didn’t disappoint. I was able to attend the UVU Book Academy. This is the second year that they have been doing this. Continue reading

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The First Draft is Finished

These last three weeks I have really seen the end in sight. It has been difficult yet exalting as I was moving towards finishing my first manuscript. On one hand, finishing was all that I could think of. Continue reading

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Is that the end in sight?

Anxiety is almost bubbling at my pores. I am preparing to finish my first draft of my first manuscript. Every writer has been at this point during their careers. Continue reading

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