Tag Archives: Editing

Is there a need to be critiqued?

  This seems to be a big question that I have.  Now that I am moving on with editing, and almost finished. [Hopefully].  I’ve sent out my manuscript to some friends and writing gurus. I am starting to get some … Continue reading

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My Use of Adverbs

I am editing and am surprised on how many different Adverbs I have used.  I haven’t yet decided if that is a good or bad things. I am not going to define an adverb.  It is easy enough to find.  … 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 Much Needed Vacation

I am back after a wonderful vacation to Maine and Boston.  I now know that I was really in need for some time off.  Sometimes, I do too much and during this vacation I did very little, at least with … 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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Unexpected forgetfulness.

As I am ending my first draft of my first book, I have reluctantly noticed that in attempting to refer back to an idea or name, earlier in the draft, I am having immense difficulty remembering that name or item. Continue reading

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Finding an Editor

I love writing and enjoy the vastness of trying to put something on paper that I have been turning back and forth in my head. It is the best part about writing because it is just that. Finding an editor has been on my mind for weeks and even months. Continue reading

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