Writing Posts

Back in the Grind

Last night, I finished another round of edits on my favorite book. I'm pretty stoked, friends. For a couple different reasons. One: I got back into the writing routine.  After a year where my writing output was pretty much shit, knowing I can get back into a routine and stick with it was refreshing (especially… Continue reading Back in the Grind

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Two Steps Back, A Million Steps Forward

Oh boy, do I have work ahead of me. Remember reading this post, where I described my revelation of recognizing when you send a manuscript out too early to be read, because it's still at the "this-book-is-shit" stage? Yeah, so I read through all of that beta feedback referenced in that post this afternoon and… Continue reading Two Steps Back, A Million Steps Forward

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Respect the Stages

I entered into Pitch Wars. Since, I've been trying (<--- read, failing) not to just stalk all my potential mentors' feeds and see if they say anything that resembles my book at all; trying (<--- read, still failing) not to refresh my email every ten seconds in hopes that a request for a partial or… Continue reading Respect the Stages

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Insights With Editing

I don't think there is any "correct" way to edit your novel. You just gotta find what works best for you in that given moment or that given manuscript and continue to strive to create the best story you can. That said, I've discovered some interesting differences editing ARTEMIS for the second time than my… Continue reading Insights With Editing