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To be, or not to be… (Part two in a series on the perils of editing) Today is editing day for my new book, Conduit, and I’m doing the part of editing that I hate the most…the never-ending search for … Continue reading
Do you hear what I hear? (Part one in a series on the perils of editing) Probably one of the most hated things that writers have to do is edit. Whether we send our query to an agent with hopes … Continue reading
There are some words that authors hate, that make them cringe, or that are just plain damaging to our creativity. These words should be removed from our dictionaries – or just completely redefined. Here are some of those words…in alphabetical … Continue reading
A few months ago, I wrote a blog post on how important it is to create characters that are convincing. It is probably one of the easiest and hardest things for writers to do. Easy, because all writers have non-existent … Continue reading